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            <title>THE TRAGEDIE OF KING LEAR.</title>
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               <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; husband to Regan</name>
              <name id="J">Duke of Albany; husband to Gonorill</name> 
              <name id="X">Multiple Speakers</name>
              <name id="AA">Oswald; steward 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; attendant on Cordeila</name>
              <name id="AG">Doctor</name>
              <name id="AH"><reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg></name>
              <name id="AI">Herald</name>
              <name id="AJ"><reg orig="Seruant">Servant</reg></name> 
              <name id="AK">Captain</name>
              <name id="AL">Messenger</name>
              <name id="AM">Knight</name>
                   
									   
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The Tragedie of HAMLET Prince of Denmarke.
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<head>Actus Primus. Scoena Prima.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Kent, Gloucester, and Edmond.</l></stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>I thought the King had more affected the<lb/>
Duke of Albany, <reg orig="then">than</reg> Cornwall.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>It did <reg orig="alwayes">always</reg> <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg></reg>: But<lb/>
now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="diuision">division</reg> of the <reg orig="Kingdome">Kingdom</reg>, it <reg orig="appeares">appears</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> of the Dukes <reg orig="hee">he</reg> <reg orig="valewes">values</reg><lb/>
most, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> qualities are <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="weigh'd">weighed</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> curiosity <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> neither, can make <reg orig="choise">choice</reg> of <reg orig="eithers">either's</reg> <reg orig="moity">moiety</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>Is not this your Son, my Lord?</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>His breeding Sir, hath <reg orig="bin">been</reg> at my charge. I <reg orig="haue">have</reg><lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> often <reg orig="blush'd">blushed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> acknowledge him, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> now I am<lb/>
<reg orig="braz'd">brazed</reg> <reg orig="too't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it</reg>.</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 <reg orig="yong">young</reg> <reg orig="Fellowes">Fellow's</reg> mother could; <reg orig="wherevpon">whereupon</reg> she grew round <reg orig="womb'd">wombed</reg>, and had <reg orig="indeede">indeed</reg> (Sir) a<lb/>
<reg orig="Sonne">Son</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Cradle, ere she had husband <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> bed.<lb/>
Do 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,<lb/>
being <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> proper.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>But I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a <reg orig="Sonne">Son</reg>, Sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> order of Law, some<lb/>
<reg orig="yeere">year</reg> elder <reg orig="then">than</reg> this; <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg>, yet is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="deerer">dearer</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my account, though this <reg orig="Knaue">Knave</reg> came <reg orig="somthing">something</reg> <reg orig="sawcily">saucily</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the<lb/>
world before he was sent <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">for</seg>: yet was his Mother <reg orig="fayre">fair</reg>,<lb/>
there was good sport at his making, and the <reg orig="horson">whoreson</reg> must<lb/>
be acknowledged. <reg orig="Doe">Do</reg> you know this Noble Gentleman, Edmond?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, my Lord.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>My Lord of Kent:<lb/>
Remember him <reg orig="heereafter">hereafter</reg>, as my Honourable Friend.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>My <reg orig="seruices">services</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your Lordship.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>I must <reg orig="loue">love</reg> you, and sue <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> know you better.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>Sir, I shall study <reg orig="deseruing">deserving</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>He hath <reg orig="bin">been</reg> out nine <reg orig="yeares">years</reg>, and away he shall<lb/>
<reg orig="againe">again</reg>. The King is <reg orig="comming">coming</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Sennet. Enter King Lear, Cornwall, Albany, Gonerill, Regan, Cordelia, and attendants.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Attend the Lords of France <reg orig="&">and</reg> Burgundy, Gloster.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>I shall, my Lord.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Meane">Mean</reg> time <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <reg orig="shal">shall</reg> <reg orig="expresse">express</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> darker purpose.</l>
<l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me the Map there. Know, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="diuided">divided</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> three <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="Kingdome">Kingdom</reg>: and <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> fast intent,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> shake all Cares and <reg orig="Businesse">Business</reg> from <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Age,</l>
<l>Conferring them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <reg orig="yonger">younger</reg> strengths, while <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg></l>
<l><reg orig="Vnburthen'd">Unburdened</reg> <reg orig="crawle">crawl</reg> toward death. <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> son of Cornwal,</l>
<l>And you <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="louing">loving</reg> <reg orig="Sonne">Son</reg> of Albany,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> this <reg orig="houre">hour</reg> a constant <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> publish</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> <reg orig="daughters">daughters'</reg> <reg orig="seuerall">several</reg> Dowers, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> future strife</l>
<l>May be <reg orig="preuented">prevented</reg> now. The Princes, France <reg orig="&">and</reg> Burgundy,</l>
<l>Great <reg orig="Riuals">Rivals</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="yongest">youngest</reg> <reg orig="daughters">daughter's</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg>,</l>
<l>Long <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Court, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> made their amorous <reg orig="soiourne">sojourn</reg>,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="heere">here</reg> are <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="answer'd">answered</reg>. Tell me my daughters</l>
<l>(Since now <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="diuest">divest</reg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg></reg> both of Rule,</l>
<l>Interest of Territory, Cares of State)</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Which</seg> of you shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> say doth <reg orig="loue">love</reg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg></reg> most,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> largest <reg orig="bountie">bounty</reg> may extend</l>
<l>Where Nature doth with merit challenge. Gonerill,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> eldest borne, <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> first.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Sir, I <reg orig="loue">love</reg> you more <reg orig="then">than</reg> word can <reg orig="weild">wield</reg> <reg orig="ye">the</reg> matter,</l>
<l><reg orig="Deerer">Dearer</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> eye-sight, space, and <reg orig="libertie">liberty</reg>,</l>
<l>Beyond what can be <reg orig="valewed">valued</reg>, rich or rare,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> life, with grace, health, beauty, <reg orig="honor">honour</reg>:</l>
<l>As much as <reg orig="Childe">Child</reg> <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> <reg orig="lou'd">loved</reg>, or Father found.</l>
<l>A <reg orig="loue">love</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> makes breath <reg orig="poore">poor</reg>, and speech <reg orig="vnable">unable</reg>,</l>
<l>Beyond all manner of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much I <reg orig="loue">love</reg> you.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>What shall Cordelia <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>? <reg orig="Loue">Love</reg>, and be silent.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Of all these bounds <reg orig="euen">even</reg> from this Line, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this,</l>
<l>With <reg orig="shadowie">shadowy</reg> <reg orig="Forrests">Forests</reg>, and with Champains <reg orig="rich'd">riched</reg></l>
<l>With plenteous <reg orig="Riuers">Rivers</reg>, and wide-skirted <reg orig="Meades">Meads</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> make thee Lady. <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> thine and Albanies issues</l>
<l>Be this <reg orig="perpetuall">perpetual</reg>. What <reg orig="sayes">says</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> second Daughter?</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> <reg orig="deerest">dearest</reg> Regan, wife of Cornwall?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>I am made of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="selfe-mettle">self-mettle</reg> as my Sister,</l>
<l>And prize me at <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> worth. <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> my true heart,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="finde">find</reg> she names my very <reg orig="deede">deed</reg> of <reg orig="loue">love</reg>:</l>
<l><reg orig="Onely">Only</reg> she comes too short, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I <reg orig="professe">profess</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="My selfe">Myself</reg> an enemy <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> all other <reg orig="ioyes">joys</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> the most precious square of sense professes,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="finde">find</reg> I am alone felicitate</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> your <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> <reg orig="Highnesse">Highness'</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>Then <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Cordelia,</l>
<l>And yet not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, since I am sure my <reg orig="loue's">love is</reg></l>
<l>More ponderous <reg orig="then">than</reg> my tongue.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> thee, and thine <reg orig="hereditarie">hereditary</reg> <reg orig="euer">ever</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Remaine">Remain</reg> this ample third of <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <reg orig="Kingdome">Kingdom</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> space, <reg orig="validitie">validity</reg>, and pleasure</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="conferr'd">conferred</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> Gonerill. Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="Ioy">Joy</reg>,</l>
<l>Although <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> last and least; <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> whose <reg orig="yong">young</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg>,</l>
<l>The Vines of France, and <reg orig="Milke">Milk</reg> of Burgundie,</l>
<l><reg orig="Striue">Strive</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be interest. What can you say, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> draw</l>
<l>A third, more <reg orig="opilent">opulent</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> your Sisters? <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>Nothing my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Nothing?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>Nothing.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Nothing <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> 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> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I am, I cannot <reg orig="heaue">heave</reg></l>
<l>My heart into my mouth: I <reg orig="loue">love</reg> your <reg orig="Maiesty">Majesty</reg></l>
<l>According <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my bond, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more nor <reg orig="lesse">less</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>How, how Cordelia? mend your speech a little,</l>
<l><reg orig="Least">Lest</reg> you may <reg orig="marre">mar</reg> 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="lou'd">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</l>
<l>They <reg orig="loue">love</reg> you all? Happily when I shall wed,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> Lord, whose hand must take my plight, shall carry</l>
<l><reg orig="Halfe">Half</reg> my <reg orig="loue">love</reg> with him, <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> my Care, and <reg orig="Dutie">Duty</reg>,</l>
<l>Sure I shall <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> marry <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> my Sisters.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>But goes thy heart with this?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> my good Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> young, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="vntender">untender</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> young my Lord, and true.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Let it be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, thy truth then be thy <reg orig="dowre">dower</reg>:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the sacred <reg orig="radience">radiance</reg> of the <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg>,</l>
<l>The miseries of Heccat and the night:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> all the operation of the <reg orig="Orbes">Orbs</reg>,</l>
<l>From whom <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> do exist, and cease <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be,</l>
<l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg> I <reg orig="disclaime">disclaim</reg> all my <reg orig="Paternall">Paternal</reg> care,</l>
<l>Propinquity and property of blood,</l>
<l>And as a stranger <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my heart and me,</l>
<l>Hold thee from this <reg orig="for euer">forever</reg>. The barbarous Scythian,</l>
<l>Or he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> makes his generation messes</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> gorge his appetite, shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg></l>
<l>Be as well <reg orig="neighbour'd">neighboured</reg>, <reg orig="pittied">pitied</reg>, and <reg orig="releeu'd">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,</l>
<l>Come not <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> the Dragon and his wrath,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="lou'd">loved</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> most, and thought <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> set my rest</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> kind nursery. Hence and avoid my sight:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> be my <reg orig="graue">grave</reg> my peace, as here I <reg orig="giue">give</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> <reg orig="Fathers">Father's</reg> heart from <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> ; call France, <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> <reg orig="stirres">stirs</reg>?</l>
<l>Call Burgundy, Cornwall, and Albanie,</l>
<l>With my two <reg orig="Daughters">Daughters'</reg> <reg orig="Dowres">Towers</reg>, digest the third,</l>
<l>Let pride, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> she <reg orig="cals">calls</reg> <reg orig="plainnesse">plainness</reg>, marry <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>:</l>
<l>I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="inuest">invest</reg> you <reg orig="ioyntly">jointly</reg> with my power,</l>
<l><reg orig="Preheminence">Pre-eminence</reg>, and all the large effects</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="troope">troop</reg> with <reg orig="Maiesty">Majesty</reg>. <reg orig="Our selfe">Ourself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> Monthly course,</l>
<l>With <reg orig="reseruation">reservation</reg> of an hundred Knights,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="sustain'd">sustained</reg>, shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> abode</l>
<l>Make with you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> due <reg orig="turne">turn</reg>, <reg orig="onely">only</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> shall <reg orig="retaine">retain</reg></l>
<l>The name, and all <reg orig="th'">the </reg>addition <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a King: the Sway,</l>
<l><reg orig="Reuennew">Revenue</reg>, Execution of the rest,</l>
<l><reg orig="Beloued">Beloved</reg> <reg orig="Sonnes">Sons</reg> be yours, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="confirme">confirm</reg>,</l>
<l>This Coronet part <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> 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="Lou'd">Loved</reg> as my Father, as my Master <reg orig="follow'd">followed</reg>,</l>
<l>As my great Patron thought <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="praiers">prayers</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>The bow is bent <reg orig="&">and</reg> <reg orig="drawne">drawn</reg>, make from the shaft.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Let it fall rather, though the <reg orig="forke">fork</reg> <reg orig="inuade">invade</reg></l>
<l>The region of my heart, be Kent <reg orig="vnmannerly">unmannerly</reg>,</l>
<l>When Lear is mad, what <reg orig="wouldest">wouldst</reg> thou do old man?</l>
<l><reg orig="Think'st">Thinkst</reg> thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg> shall <reg orig="haue">have</reg> dread <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>,</l>
<l>When power <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> flattery <reg orig="bowes">bows</reg>?</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> <reg orig="plainnesse">plainness</reg> honour<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> bound,</l>
<l>When <reg orig="Maiesty">Majesty</reg> falls <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> folly, <reg orig="reserue">reserve</reg> thy state,</l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy best consideration <reg orig="checke">check</reg></l>
<l>This hideous <reg orig="rashnesse">rashness</reg>, <reg orig="answere">answer</reg> my life, my <reg orig="iudgement">judgment</reg>:</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="yongest">youngest</reg> Daughter <reg orig="do's">does</reg> not <reg orig="loue">love</reg> thee least,</l>
<l>Nor are those empty hearted, whose low sounds</l>
<l><reg orig="Reuerbe">Reverb</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="hollownesse">hollowness</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Kent, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> thy life <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>My life I <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> held but as <reg orig="pawne">pawn</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> wage against thine enemies, <reg orig="nere">never</reg> <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="loose">lose</reg> it,</l>
<l>Thy safety being <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 <reg orig="eie">eye</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Kear.</speaker><l>Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> Apollo,</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Lent.</speaker><l>Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> Apollo, King</l>
<l>Thou <corr sic="swear.st">swearest</corr> thy Gods <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg>.</l></sp> 
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>O <reg orig="Vassall">Vassal</reg>! Miscreant.</l></sp>
<sp who="X"><speaker>Alb and Cord.</speaker><l><reg orig="Deare">Dear</reg> Sir <reg orig="forbeare">forbear</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Kill thy <reg orig="Physition">Physician</reg>, and thy fee bestow</l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> disease, <reg orig="reuoke">revoke</reg> thy <reg orig="guift">gift</reg>,</l>
<l>Or <reg orig="whil'st">whilst</reg> I can vent clamour from my <reg orig="throate">throat</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></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 recreant, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> thine <reg orig="allegeance">allegiance</reg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> me;</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> thou hast sought <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg></reg> <reg orig="breake">break</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="vowes">vows</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> durst <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> yet; and with <reg orig="strain'd">strained</reg> pride,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> come betwixt <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> sentences, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> power,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg>, nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> nature, nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> place can <reg orig="beare">bear</reg>;</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> <reg orig="potencie">potency</reg> made good, take thy reward.</l>
<l><reg orig="Fiue">Five</reg> <reg orig="dayes">days</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> do allot thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="prouision">provision</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> shield thee from disasters of the world,</l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the <reg orig="sixt">sixth</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> thy hated <reg orig="backe">back</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="kingdome">kingdom</reg>; if <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the tenth day following,</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="banisht">banished</reg> <reg orig="trunke">trunk</reg> be found <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Dominions,</l>
<l>The moment is thy death, away. <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <reg orig="Iupiter">Jupiter</reg>,</l>
<l>This shall not be <reg orig="reuok'd">revoked</reg>,</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Fare thee well King, sith thus thou wilt <reg orig="appeare">appear</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Freedome">Freedom</reg> <reg orig="liues">lives</reg> hence, and banishment is here;</l>
<l>The Gods <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> their <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> shelter take thee Maid,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="iustly">justly</reg> <reg orig="think'st">thinkst</reg>, and hast most rightly said:</l>
<l>And your large speeches, may your deeds <reg orig="approue">approve</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> good effects may spring from words of <reg orig="loue">love</reg>:</l>
<l>Thus Kent, O Princes, bids you all <reg orig="adew">adieu</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Hee'l">He <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> shape his old course, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a Country new.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<stage><l>Flourish. Enter Gloster with France, and Burgundy, Attendants.</l></stage>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l><reg orig="Heere's">Here is</reg> France and Burgundy, my Noble Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>My Lord of Bugundie,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> first <reg orig="addresse">address</reg> toward you, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> with this King</l>
<l>Hath <reg orig="riuald">rivaled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Daughter; what <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the least</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> you require <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> present Dower with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
<l>Or cease your quest of <reg orig="Loue">Love</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="AC"><speaker>Bur.</speaker><l>Most <reg orig="Royall">Royal</reg> <reg orig="Maiesty">Majesty</reg>,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="craue">crave</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more <reg orig="then">than</reg> hath your <reg orig="Highnesse">Highness</reg> <reg orig="offer'd">offered</reg>,</l>
<l>Nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you tender <reg orig="lesse">less</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Right Noble Burgundy,</l>
<l>When she was <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg></reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> did hold <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
<l>But now <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> price is fallen: Sir, there she stands,</l>
<l>If <reg orig="ought">aught</reg> within <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> little seeming substance,</l>
<l>Or all of it with <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> displeasure <reg orig="piec'd">pieced</reg>,</l>
<l>And nothing more may fitly <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> your Grace,</l>
<l><reg orig="Shee's">She is</reg> there, and she is yours.</l></sp>
<sp who="AC"><speaker>Bur.</speaker><l>I know <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> answer.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> you with those infirmities she owes,</l>
<l><reg orig="Vnfriended">Unfriended</reg>, new adopted <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> hate,</l>
<l><reg orig="Dow'rd">Dowered</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> curse, and <reg orig="stranger'd">strangered</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> oath,</l>
<l>Take <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> or, <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AC"><speaker>Bur.</speaker><l>Pardon me <reg orig="Royall">Royal</reg> Sir,</l>
<l>Election makes not <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> such conditions.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Then <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="powre">power</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> made me,</l>
<l>I tell you all <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> wealth. <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> you great King,</l>
<l>I would not from your <reg orig="loue">love</reg> make such a stray,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> match you where I hate, therefore beseech you</l>
<l><reg orig="T'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="auert">avert</reg></reg> your liking a more worthier way,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> a wretch whom Nature is <reg orig="asham'd">ashamed</reg></l>
<l>Almost <reg orig="t'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> </reg>acknowledge hers.</l></sp>
<sp who="AD"><speaker>Fra.</speaker><l>This is most strange,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> she whom <reg orig="euen">even</reg> but now, was your <reg orig="obiect">object</reg>,</l>
<l>The argument of your praise, <reg orig="balme">balm</reg> of your age,</l>
<l>The best, the <reg orig="deerest">dearest</reg>, should <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this trice of time</l>
<l>Commit a thing <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> monstrous, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> dismantle</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> many folds of <reg orig="fauour">favour</reg>: sure <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> offence</l>
<l>Must be of such <reg orig="vnnaturall">unnatural</reg> degree,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> monsters it: Or your <reg orig="fore-voucht">fore-vouched</reg> affection</l>
<l>Fall into taint, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="beleeue">believe</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg></l>
<l>Must be a faith <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> reason without miracle</l>
<l>Should <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> plant <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> me.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>I yet beseech your <reg orig="Maiesty">Majesty</reg>.</l>
<l>If <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I want <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> glib and <reg orig="oylie">oily</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">Art</seg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> and purpose not, since what I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> intend,</l>
<l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="do't">do it</reg> before I <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you make <reg orig="knowne">known</reg></l>
<l>It is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> vicious blot, murther, or <reg orig="foulenesse">foulness</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> <reg orig="vnchaste">unchaste</reg> action or dishonoured step</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> 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> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> want of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I am richer,</l>
<l>A still soliciting eye, and such a tongue,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> I am glad I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> not, though not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> it,</l>
<l>Hath lost me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your liking.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Better thou <reg orig="had'st">hadst</reg>,</l>
<l>Not <reg orig="beene">been</reg> borne, <reg orig="then">than</reg> not <reg orig="t"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg></reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="pleas'd">pleased</reg> me better.</l></sp>
<sp who="AD"><speaker>Fra.</speaker><l>Is it but this ? A <reg orig="tardinesse">tardiness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> nature,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> often <reg orig="leaues">leaves</reg> the history <reg orig="vnspoke">unspoke</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> it intends <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> do: my Lord of Burgundy,</l>
<l>What say you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Lady? <reg orig="Loue">Love<reg orig="'s"></reg> is</reg> not <reg orig="loue">love</reg></l>
<l>When it is mingled with regards, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> stands</l>
<l><reg orig="Aloofe">Aloof</reg> from <reg orig="th'">the <reg orig="intire">entire</reg></reg> point, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>?</l>
<l>She is <reg orig="herselfe">herself</reg> a <reg orig="Dowrie">Dowry</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AC"><speaker>Bur.</speaker><l><reg orig="Royall">Royal</reg> King,</l>
<l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> but <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> portion <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> <reg orig="propos'd">proposed</reg>,</l>
<l>And here I take Cordelia <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the hand,</l>
<l><reg orig="Dutchesse">Duchess</reg> of Burgundie.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Nothing, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="sworne">sworn</reg>, I am <reg orig="firme">firm</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AC"><speaker>Bur.</speaker><l>I am sorry then you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> lost a Father,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> you must <reg orig="loose">lose</reg> a husband.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>Peace be with Burgundie,</l>
<l>Since <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> respect and Fortunes are his <reg orig="loue">love</reg>,</l>
<l>I shall not be his wife.</l></sp>
<sp who="AD"><speaker>Fra.</speaker><l>Fairest Cordelia, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> art most rich being <reg orig="poore">poor</reg>,</l>
<l>Most <reg orig="choise">choice</reg> forsaken, and most <reg orig="lou'd">loved</reg> <reg orig="despis'd">despised</reg>,</l>
<l>Thee and thy <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg> here I seize <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">upon</seg></reg>,</l>
<l>Be it <reg orig="lawfull">lawful</reg> I take <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> what<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> cast away.</l>
<l>Gods, Gods! <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> strange, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> from their <reg orig="cold'st">coldest</reg> neglect</l>
<l>My <reg orig="Loue">Love</reg> should kindle <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="enflam'd">inflamed</reg> respect.</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="dowrelesse">dowerless</reg> Daughter King, <reg orig="throwne">thrown</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my chance,</l>
<l>Is <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg> of <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg></reg>, of <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">ours</seg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> France:</l>
<l>Not all the Dukes of <reg orig="watrish">waterish</reg> Burgundy,</l>
<l>Can buy this <reg orig="vnpriz'd">unprized</reg> precious Maid of me.</l>
<l>Bid them farewell Cordelia, though <reg orig="vnkinde">unkind</reg>,</l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="loosest">losest</reg> here a better where <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="finde">find</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Thou hast <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> France, let <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> be thine, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg></l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> such Daughter, nor shall <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> see</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> face of hers <reg orig="againe">again</reg>, <reg orig="therfore">therefore</reg> be gone,</l>
<l>Without <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Grace, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="Loue">Love</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="Benizon">Benison</reg>:</l>
<l>Come Noble Burgundie.</l></sp> <stage><l>Flourish. Exeunt.</l></stage>
<sp who="AD"><speaker>Fra.</speaker><l>Bid <reg orig="farwell">farewell</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your Sisters.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>The <reg orig="Iewels">Jewels</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Father, with <reg orig="wash'd">washed</reg> <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg></l>
<l>Cordelia <reg orig="leaues">leaves</reg> you, I know you what you are,</l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a Sister am most <reg orig="loth">loath</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> call</l>
<l>Your faults as they are named. <reg orig="Loue">Love</reg> well <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Father:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> your professed <reg orig="bosomes">bosoms</reg> I commit him,</l>
<l>But yet alas, stood I within his Grace,</l>
<l>I would prefer him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a better place,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> farewell <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you both.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Prescribe not <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Let your study</l>
<l>Be <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> content your Lord, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> hath <reg orig="receiu'd">received</reg> you</l>
<l>At <reg orig="Fortunes">Fortune's</reg> <reg orig="almes">alms</reg>, you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> obedience scanted,</l>
<l>And well are worth the want <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> wanted.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>Time shall <reg orig="vnfold">unfold</reg> what plighted cunning hides,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <reg orig="couers">covers</reg> faults, at last with shame derides:</l>
<l>Well may you prosper.</l></sp>
<sp who="AD"><speaker>Fra.</speaker><l>Come my <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> Cordelia.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit France and Cor.</l></stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><p>Sister, it is not little I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> say,<lb/>
Of what most <reg orig="neerely">nearly</reg> <reg orig="appertaines">appertains</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> both,<lb/>
I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Father <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> hence <reg orig="to night">tonight</reg>. (</p></sp>
   <sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><p><reg orig="That's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> is</reg> most <reg orig="certaine">certain</reg>, and with you: next <reg orig="moneth">month</reg> with <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></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> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> made of it hath <reg orig="beene">been</reg> little; he <reg orig="alwaies">always</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="lou'd">loved</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Sister most, and with what <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="iudgement">judgment</reg> he<lb/>
hath now cast <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> off, <reg orig="appeares">appears</reg> too <reg orig="grossely">grossly</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><p><reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> the infirmity of his age, yet he hath <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> but<lb/>
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<lb/>
rash, then must <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="looke">look</reg> from his age, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="receiue">receive</reg> not alone the imperfections of long <reg orig="ingraffed">ingrafted</reg> condition, but<lb/>
<reg orig="therewithall">therewithal</reg> the <reg orig="vnruly">unruly</reg> <reg orig="way-wardnesse">waywardness</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="infirme">infirm</reg> and<lb/>
<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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">like</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> from<lb/>
him, as this of Kents banishment.</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><p>There is further complement of <reg orig="leaue-taking">leave-taking</reg> <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> France and him, pray you let <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> sit together, if <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg><lb/>
Father carry authority with such disposition as he <reg orig="beares">bears</reg>,<lb/>
this last surrender of his <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> but offend <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> shall further <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> of it.</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> must do something, and <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="heate">heat</reg></reg>.</p></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt.</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="2" type="scene">
<head>Scena Secunda.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Bastard.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>Thou Nature art my <reg orig="Goddesse">Goddess</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy Law</l>
<l>My <reg orig="seruices">services</reg> are bound, wherefore should I</l>
<l>Stand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the plague of <reg orig="custome">custom</reg>, and permit</l>
<l>The curiosity of Nations, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="depriue">deprive</reg> me?</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I am some <reg orig="twelue">twelve</reg>, or <reg orig="fourteene">fourteen</reg> Moonshines</l>
<l>Lag of a Brother? Why Bastard? Wherefore base?</l>
<l>When my Dimensions are as well compact,</l>
<l>My <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> as generous, and my shape as true</l>
<l>As honest <reg orig="Madams">Madam's</reg> issue? Why brand they <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg></l>
<l>With Base? With <reg orig="basenes">baseness</reg> <reg orig="Barstadie">Bastardy</reg>? Base, Base?</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="lustie">lusty</reg> stealth of Nature, take</l>
<l>More composition, and fierce <reg orig="qualitie">quality</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> doth within a dull stale <reg orig="tyred">tired</reg> bed</l>
<l><reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="th'">the </reg>creating a whole tribe of Fops</l>
<l>Got <reg orig="'tweene">tween</reg> <reg orig="a sleepe">asleep</reg>, and wake ? Well then,</l>
<l>Legitimate Edgar, I must <reg orig="haue">have</reg> your land,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> <reg orig="Fathers">Father's</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg>, is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Bastard Edmond,</l>
<l>As <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="th'">the </reg>legitimate: fine word: Legitimate.</l>
<l>Well, my <reg orig="Legittimate">Legitimate</reg>, if this Letter speed,</l>
<l>And my <reg orig="inuention">invention</reg> <reg orig="thriue">thrive</reg>, Edmond the base</l>
<l>Shall <reg orig="to'th'Legitimate"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Legitimate</reg>: I grow, I prosper:</l>
<l>Now Gods, stand <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Bastards.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Gloucester.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Kent <reg orig="banish'd">banished</reg> thus? and France <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="choller">choler</reg> parted?</l>
<l>And the King gone <reg orig="to night">tonight</reg>? <reg orig="Prescrib'd">Prescribed</reg> his <reg orig="powre">power</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Confin'd">Confined</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> exhibition? All this done</l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> the gad? Edmond, how now? What <reg orig="newes">news</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> please your Lordship, none.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>Why <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> earnestly <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> put <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> <reg orig="yt"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg></reg> Letter?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>I know <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="newes">news</reg>, my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>What Paper were you reading?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>Nothing my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>? what needed then <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> terrible dispatch of<lb/>
it into your Pocket ? The quality of nothing, hath not<lb/>
such <reg orig="neede">need</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> hide <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg>. <reg orig="Let's">Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></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>Edm.</speaker><p>I beseech you Sir, pardon <reg orig="mee">me</reg>; it is a Letter<lb/>
from my Brother, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> not all ore-read; and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg><lb/>
much as I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="perus'd">perused</reg>, I <reg orig="finde">find</reg> it not fit <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your ore-looking.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me the Letter, Sir.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>I shall offend, either <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="detaine">detain</reg>, or <reg orig="giue">give</reg> it:<lb/>
The Contents, as <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> part I <reg orig="vnderstand">understand</reg> them,<lb/>
Are <reg orig="too"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg></reg> blame.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p><reg orig="Let's">Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> see, <reg orig="let's">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> see.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>I hope <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my <reg orig="Brothers">Brother's</reg> <reg orig="iustification">justification</reg>, <reg orig="hee">he</reg> wrote<lb/>
this but as an essay, or taste of my Vertue.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Glou. reads.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>This <reg orig="policie">policy</reg>, and <reg orig="reuerence">reverence</reg> of Age, makes the<lb/>
world bitter <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the best of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> times : <reg orig="keepes">keeps</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Fortunes from<lb/>
<reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>, till <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="oldnesse">oldness</reg> cannot <reg orig="rellish">relish</reg> them. I begin <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="finde">find</reg> an idle<lb/>
and fond bondage, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the oppression of aged tyranny, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <reg orig="swayes">sways</reg><lb/>
not as it hath power , but as it is <reg orig="suffer'd">suffered</reg>. Come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> of<lb/>
this I may <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> more . If <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Father would <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg> till I <reg orig="wak'd">waked</reg><lb/>
him, you should <reg orig="enioy">enjoy</reg> <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> his <reg orig="Reuennew">Revenue</reg> <reg orig="for euer">forever</reg>, and <reg orig="liue">live</reg> the<lb/>
<reg orig="beloued">beloved</reg> of your Brother.<lb/>
Edgar.<lb/>
Hum? Conspiracy? <reg orig="Sleepe">Sleep</reg> till I wake him, you should<lb/>
<reg orig="enioy">enjoy</reg> <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> his <reg orig="Reuennew">Revenue</reg>: my <reg orig="Sonne">Son</reg> Edgar, had <reg orig="hee">he</reg> a<lb/>
hand <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> write this? A heart and <reg orig="braine">brain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="breede">breed</reg> it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>?<lb/>
When came you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this? <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> brought it?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>It was not brought <reg orig="mee">me</reg>, my Lord; there<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> the<lb/>
cunning of it. I found it <reg orig="throwne">thrown</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> at the Casement of<lb/>
my <reg orig="Closset">Closet</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>You know the character <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be your <reg orig="Brothers">Brother's</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>If the matter were good my Lord, I durst swear<lb/>
it were his: but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> respect of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, I would <reg orig="faine">fain</reg> <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> it<lb/>
were not.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>It is his.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>It is his hand, my Lord: but I hope his heart is<lb/>
not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Contents.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>Has he <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> before sounded you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this <reg orig="busines">business</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p><reg orig="Neuer">Never</reg> my Lord. But I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> heard him oft <reg orig="maintaine">maintain</reg> it <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be fit, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <reg orig="Sonnes">Sons</reg> at perfect age, and Fathers<lb/>
<reg orig="declin'd">declined</reg>, the Father should <reg orig="bee">be</reg> as Ward <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Son, and<lb/>
the <reg orig="Sonne">Son</reg> manage his <reg orig="Reuennew">Revenue</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>O Villain, villain: his very opinion <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Letter. Abhorred <reg orig="Villaine">Villain</reg>, <reg orig="vnnaturall">unnatural</reg>, detested, brutish<lb/>
<reg orig="Villaine">Villain</reg>; worse <reg orig="then">than</reg> brutish: Go sirrah, <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> him: <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg><lb/>
apprehend him. <reg orig="Abhominable">Abominable</reg> <reg orig="Villaine">Villain</reg>, where is he?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>I do not well know my <reg orig="L">Lord</reg>. If it shall please you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg><lb/>
suspend your indignation against my Brother, <reg orig="til">till</reg> you can<lb/>
<reg orig="deriue">derive</reg> from him better testimony of his intent, you <reg orig="shold">should</reg><lb/>
run a <reg orig="certaine">certain</reg> course: where, if you violently proceed against him, mistaking his purpose, it would make a great<lb/>
gap <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="Honor">Honour</reg>, and shake <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="peeces">pieces</reg>, the heart of<lb/>
his obedience. I dare <reg orig="pawne">pawn</reg> <reg orig="downe">down</reg> my life <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg><lb/>
he hath writ this <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="feele">feel</reg> my affection <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your <reg orig="Honor">Honour</reg>, <reg orig="&">and</reg><lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> other pretence of danger.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p><reg orig="Thinke">Think</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>If your <reg orig="Honor">Honour</reg> <reg orig="iudge">judge</reg> it <reg orig="meete">meet</reg>, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> place you<lb/>
where you shall <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <reg orig="conferre">confer</reg> of this, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> an Auricular assurance <reg orig="haue">have</reg> your satisfaction, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> without<lb/>
any further delay, <reg orig="then">than</reg> this very <reg orig="Euening">Evening</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>He cannot <reg orig="bee">be</reg> such a Monster. Edmond <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg><lb/>
him out: <reg orig="winde">wind</reg> me into him, I pray you: frame the <reg orig="Businesse">Business</reg> after your <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg>. I would <reg orig="vnstate">unstate</reg> <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>,<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a due resolution.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> him Sir, presently: <reg orig="conuey">convey</reg> the <reg orig="businesse">business</reg> as I shall find <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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Sun and <reg orig="Moone">Moon</reg> portend <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> good <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>: though the <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg> of Nature can<lb/>
reason it thus, and thus, yet Nature finds <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> <reg orig="scourg'd">scourged</reg><lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the sequent effects. <reg orig="Loue">Love</reg> <reg orig="cooles">cools</reg>, friendship falls off,<lb/>
Brothers <reg orig="diuide">divide</reg>. <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> Cities, mutinies; <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Countries, discord; <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="Pallaces">Palaces</reg>, Treason; and the Bond <reg orig="crack'd">cracked</reg>, <reg orig="'twixt">twixt</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="Sonne">Son</reg> and Father. This <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg> of mine comes <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> the<lb/>
prediction; there<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> Son against Father, the King <reg orig="fals">falls</reg> from<lb/>
<reg orig="byas">bias</reg> of Nature, there<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> Father against <reg orig="Childe">Child</reg>. <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="seene">seen</reg> the best of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> time. Machinations, <reg orig="hollownesse">hollowness</reg>,<lb/>
<reg orig="treacherie">treachery</reg>, and all ruinous disorders follow <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> disquietly<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="Graues">Graves</reg>. Find out this Villain, Edmond, it shall lose<lb/>
thee nothing, do it carefully: and the Noble <reg orig="&">and</reg> <reg orig="true-harted">true-hearted</reg> Kent <reg orig="banish'd">banished</reg>; his offence, honesty. <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> strange.</p></sp> <stage><l>Exit</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>This is the excellent foppery of the world, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg><lb/>
when <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are <reg orig="sicke">sick</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> fortune,often the <reg orig="surfets">surfeits</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> own<lb/>
<reg orig="behauiour">behaviour</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> make guilty of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> disasters, the Sun, the<lb/>
<reg orig="Moone">Moon</reg>, and <reg orig="Starres">Stars</reg>, as if <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> were <reg orig="villaines">villains</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <reg orig="necessitie">necessity</reg>,<lb/>
<reg orig="Fooles">Fools</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="heauenly">heavenly</reg> compulsion, Knaues, <reg orig="Theeues">Thieves</reg>, and<lb/>
Treachers <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="Sphericall">Spherical</reg> predominance. Drunkards,<reg orig="Lyars">Liars</reg>,and Adulterers <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> an <reg orig="inforc'd">enforced</reg> obedience of <reg orig="Planatary">Planetary</reg><lb/>
influence; and all <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are <reg orig="euill">evil</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> a <reg orig="diuine">divine</reg> thrusting <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>. An admirable <reg orig="euasion">evasion</reg> of Whore-master-man,<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> lay his Goatish disposition <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the charge of a <reg orig="Starre">Star</reg>,<lb/>
My father compounded with my mother <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> the <reg orig="Dragons">Dragon's</reg> <reg orig="taile">tail</reg>, and my <reg orig="Natiuity">Nativity</reg> was <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> Vrsa Maior, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg><lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> it <reg orig="followes">follows</reg>, I am rough and <reg orig="Leacherous">Lecherous</reg>. I should<lb/>
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="bin">been</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> I am, had the <reg orig="maidenlest">maidenliest</reg> <reg orig="Starre">Star</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Firmament twinkled <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my <reg orig="bastardizing">bastardising</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Edgar.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>Pat: he comes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> the Catastrophe of the old <reg orig="Comedie">Comedy</reg>:<lb/>
my Cue is <reg orig="villanous">villainous</reg> <reg orig="Melancholly">Melancholy</reg>, with a <reg orig="sighe">sigh</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> Tom<lb/>
o'Bedlam. ---O these Eclipses do portend these <reg orig="diuisions">divisions</reg>. Fa, Sol, La, Me.</p></sp> 
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p>How now Brother Edmond, what serious contemplation are you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>I am thinking Brother of a prediction I read this<lb/>
other day, what should follow these Eclipses.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p>Do you <reg orig="busie">busy</reg> <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>I promise you, the effects he writes of, <reg orig="succeede">succeed</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="vnhappily">unhappily</reg>.<lb/>
When saw you my Father last ?</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p>The night gone <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">by</seg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>Spake you with him ?</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, two <reg orig="houres">hours</reg> together.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>Parted you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> good <reg orig="termes">terms</reg> ? Found you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> displeasure <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> him, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> word, nor countenance?</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p>None at all,</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>Bethink <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> wherein you may <reg orig="haue">have</reg> offended him: and at my entreaty <reg orig="forbeare">forbear</reg> his presence, <reg orig="vntill">until</reg><lb/>
some little time hath qualified the heat of his displeasure,<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> at this instant <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> rageth <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> him, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> with the <reg orig="mischiefe">mischief</reg> of your person, it would <reg orig="scarsely">scarcely</reg> <reg orig="alay">allay</reg>.</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>Edm.</speaker><p><reg orig="That's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> is</reg> my <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>, I pray you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a continent<lb/>
forbearance till the speed of his rage goes slower: and as<lb/>
I say, retire with me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my lodging, from whence I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg><lb/>
fitly bring you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> my Lord <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>: pray ye <reg orig="goe">go</reg>,<lb/>
there<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> my key: if you do <reg orig="stirre">stir</reg> abroad, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> <reg orig="arm'd">armed</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p><reg orig="Arm'd">Armed</reg>, Brother?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>Brother, I <reg orig="aduise">advise</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the best, I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> honest<lb/>
man, if <reg orig="ther">there</reg> be any good meaning toward you: I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> told<lb/>
you what I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>, and heard: But faintly. Nothing<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> 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> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>I do <reg orig="serue">serve</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>:</l>
<l>A Credulous Father, and a Brother Noble,</l>
<l>Whose nature is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="farre">far</reg> from doing <reg orig="harmes">harms</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> he suspects none: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> whose foolish <reg orig="honestie">honesty</reg></l>
<l>My practises ride <reg orig="easie">easy</reg>: I see the <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>.</l>
<l>Let me, if not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> birth, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> lands <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> wit,</l>
<l>All with me<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <reg orig="meete">meet</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I can fashion fit.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="3" type="scene">
<head>Scena Tertia.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Gonerill, and Steward.</l></stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Did my Father strike my Gentleman <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> chiding of his <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> Madam.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> day and night, he wrongs me, <reg orig="euery">every</reg> <reg orig="howre">hour</reg></l>
<l>He flashes into one <reg orig="grosse">gross</reg> crime, or other,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> sets <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> all at <reg orig="ods">odds</reg>: <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not endure it;</l>
<l>His Knights grow riotous,and <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> <reg orig="vpbraides">upbraids</reg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> <reg orig="euery">every</reg> trifle. When he <reg orig="returnes">returns</reg> from hunting,</l>
<l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> 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 do well, the fault of it <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> answer.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>He<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <reg orig="comming">coming</reg> Madam, I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> him.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Put <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> what weary negligence you please,</l>
<l>You and your <reg orig="Fellowes">Fellows</reg>: <reg orig="I'de">I would</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> it come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> question;</l>
<l>If he distaste it, let him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my Sister,</l>
<l>Whose mind and mine I know <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> are one,</l>
<l>Remember what I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> said.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>Well Madam.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>And let his Knights <reg orig="haue">have</reg> colder <reg orig="lookes">looks</reg> among</l>
<l>you: what <reg orig="growes">grows</reg> of it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> matter, <reg orig="aduise">advise</reg> your <reg orig="fellowes">fellows</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> write straight <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my Sister <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> hold my course; prepare <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> dinner.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt.</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="4" type="scene">
<head>Scena Quarta.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Kent.</l></stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>If but as <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> I other accents borrow,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> can my speech defuse, my good intent</l>
<l>May carry through <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> full issue</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I <reg orig="raiz'd">razed</reg> my <reg orig="likenesse">likeness</reg>. Now <reg orig="banisht">banished</reg> Kent,</l>
<l>If thou canst <reg orig="serue">serve</reg> where thou dost stand <reg orig="condemn'd">condemned</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> may it come, thy Master whom thou <reg orig="lou'st">lovest</reg>,</l>
<l>Shall find thee full of labours.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Hornes within. Enter Lear and Attendants.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Let me not stay a <reg orig="iot">jot</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> dinner, go get it ready: how 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<lb/>
with <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg></reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>I do <reg orig="professe">profess</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> I <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg>; <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="serue">serve</reg><lb/>
him <reg orig="truely">truly</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> put me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> trust, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is<lb/>
honest, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="conuerse">converse</reg> with him <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is wise and <reg orig="saies">says</reg> little, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg><lb/>
<reg orig="feare">fear</reg> <reg orig="iudgement">judgment</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> fight when I cannot choose, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg><lb/>
<reg orig="eate">eat</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> fish.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>What art thou?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>A very honest hearted Fellow, and as <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> as<lb/>
the King.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>If thou <reg orig="be'st">beest</reg> as <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a <reg orig="subiect">subject</reg>,as <reg orig="hee">he<reg orig="'s"></reg> is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a<lb/>
King, thou art <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> enough. What wouldst thou?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p><reg orig="Seruice">Service</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> wouldst thou <reg orig="serue">serve</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>You.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p><reg orig="Do'st">Dost</reg> thou know me fellow?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> Sir, but you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your countenance,<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I would <reg orig="faine">fain</reg> call Master.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>What<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>Authority.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>What <reg orig="seruices">services</reg> canst thou do?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>I can <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> honest <reg orig="counsaile">counsel</reg>, ride, run, <reg orig="marre">mar</reg> a<lb/>
curious tale <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> telling it, and <reg orig="deliuer">deliver</reg> a <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg> message<lb/>
bluntly: <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> ordinary men are fit <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">for</seg>, I am <reg orig="quallified">qualified</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>, and the best of me, is <reg orig="Dilligence">Diligence</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>How old art thou?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> young Sir <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg> a woman <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> singing,<lb/>
nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> old <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> dote <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg>,. I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="yeares">years</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg><lb/>
my <reg orig="backe">back</reg> forty eight.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Follow me, thou shalt <reg orig="serue">serve</reg> me, if I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg><lb/>
worse after dinner, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not part from thee yet. Dinner<lb/>
ho, dinner, where<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> my <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>? my <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>? Go you and call<lb/>
my <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> hither. You you Sirrah, where<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> my Daughter?</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Steward.</l></stage>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> please you----</p></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>What <reg orig="saies">says</reg> the Fellow there? Call the <reg orig="Clotpole">Clot-pole</reg> <reg orig="backe">back</reg>: <reg orig="wher">where<reg orig="'s"></reg> is</reg> my <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>? Ho, I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> the world<reg orig="'s"> is</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="asleepe">asleep</reg>, how now? Where<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="Mungrell">Mongrel</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="AM"><speaker>Knight.</speaker><p>He <reg orig="saies">says</reg> my Lord, your Daughters 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> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me when I<lb/>
<reg orig="call'd">called</reg> him?</p></sp>
<sp who="AM"><speaker>Knight.</speaker><p>Sir, he answered me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the roundest manner, he<lb/>
would not.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>He would not ?</p></sp>
<sp who="AM"><speaker>Knight.</speaker><p>My Lord, I know not what the matter is,<lb/>
but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my <reg orig="iudgement">judgment</reg> your <reg orig="Highnesse">Highness</reg> is not <reg orig="entertain'd">entertained</reg><lb/>
with <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> Ceremonious affection as you were wont,<lb/>
<reg orig="theres">there is</reg> a great abatement of <reg orig="kindnesse">kindness</reg> <reg orig="appeares">appears</reg> as well <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg><lb/>
the <reg orig="generall">general</reg> dependants, as <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Duke <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> also, and<lb/>
your Daughter.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Ha? <reg orig="Saist">Sayst</reg> thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="AM"><speaker>Knight.</speaker><p>I beseech you pardon me my Lord, if I <reg orig="bee">be</reg><lb/>
mistaken, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> my duty cannot be silent, when I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg><lb/>
your <reg orig="Highnesse">Highness</reg> <reg orig="wrong'd">wronged</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Thou but <reg orig="remembrest">rememberest</reg> me of mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> Conception, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="perceiued">perceived</reg> a most faint neglect of late,<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> rather blamed as mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="iealous">jealous</reg> <reg orig="curiositie">curiosity</reg>, <reg orig="then">than</reg> as a very pretence and purpose of <reg orig="vnkindnesse">unkindness</reg>;<lb/>
I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="looke">look</reg> further <reg orig="intoo't">into it</reg>: but where<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> my <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>? I<lb/>
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> not <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> him this two <reg orig="daies">days</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AM"><speaker>Knight.</speaker><p>Since my young <reg orig="Ladies">Lady's</reg> going into France<lb/>
Sir, the <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> hath much pined away.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> more of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> noted it well, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> you<lb/>
and tell my Daughter, I would <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>. <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> you<lb/>
call hither my <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>; <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, you Sir, you, come you hither<lb/>
Sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> am I Sir?</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Steward.</l></stage>
<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="whorson">whoreson</reg> dog, you <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg>, you <reg orig="curre">cur</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>I am none of these my Lord,<lb/>
I beseech your pardon.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Do you bandy <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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not be strucken my Lord.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>Nor <reg orig="tript">tripped</reg> neither, you base Foot-ball <reg orig="plaier">player</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> thee fellow.<lb/>
Thou <reg orig="seru'st">servest</reg> me, and <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg> thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>Come sir, arise, away, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> teach you differences:<lb/>
away, away, if you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> measure your <reg orig="lubbers">lubber's</reg> length <reg orig="againe">again</reg>, tarry, but away, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> <reg orig="too"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg></reg>,, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Now my friendly <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg> I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> thee, there<reg orig="'s"> is</reg><lb/>
earnest of thy <reg orig="seruice">service</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Foole.</l></stage>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Let me hire him too, here<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> my <reg orig="Coxcombe">Coxcomb</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>How now my pretty <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>, how dost thou?</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Sirrah, you were best take my <reg orig="Coxcombe">Coxcomb</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Why my Boy?</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Why? <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> taking <reg orig="ones">one's</reg> part <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> out of <reg orig="fauour">favour</reg>,<lb/>
nay, <reg orig="&">and</reg> thou canst not smile as the wind sits, <reg orig="thou'lt">thou wilt</reg> catch<lb/>
<reg orig="colde">cold</reg> shortly, there take my <reg orig="Coxcombe">Coxcomb</reg>; why this fellow<lb/>
<reg orig="ha's">ha is</reg> <reg orig="banish'd">banished</reg> two <reg orig="on's">of his</reg> Daughters, and did the third a<lb/>
blessing against his <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>, if thou follow him, thou must<lb/>
needs <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> my <reg orig="Coxcombe">Coxcomb</reg>. How now <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg>? would<lb/>
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>Fool.</speaker><p>If I <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> them all my <reg orig="liuing">living</reg>, <reg orig="I'ld">I would</reg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> my <reg orig="Coxcombes">Coxcombs</reg> <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>, there<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> mine, beg another of thy<lb/>
Daughters.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Take heed Sirrah, the whip.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Truth<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> a dog must <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="kennell">kennel</reg>, <reg orig="hee">he</reg> must <reg orig="bee">be</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="whipt">whipped</reg> out, when the Lady Brach may stand <reg orig="by'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the </reg>fire<lb/>
and <reg orig="stinke">stink</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>A pestilent gall <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p><reg orig="Sirha">Sirrah</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> teach thee a speech.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Do.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p><reg orig="Marke">Mark</reg> it Nuncle;<lb/>
<reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> more <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou showest,<lb/>
<reg orig="Speake">Speak</reg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou knowest,<lb/>
Lend <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou owest,<lb/>
Ride more <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou goest,<lb/>
<reg orig="Learne">Learn</reg> more <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou trowest,<lb/>
Set <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou throwest;<lb/>
<reg orig="Leaue">Leave</reg> thy <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg> and thy whore,<lb/>
And <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> <reg orig="a dore">a-door</reg>,<lb/>
And thou shalt <reg orig="haue">have</reg> more,<lb/>
<reg orig="Then">Than</reg> two tens <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a score.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>This is nothing <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Then <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> the breath of an <reg orig="vnfeed">unfeed</reg> Lawyer,<lb/>
you <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> me nothing <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>, can you make <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg> of nothing Nuncle ?</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Why <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> Boy,<lb/>
Nothing can be made out of nothing.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p><reg orig="Prythee">Prithee</reg> tell him, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much the rent of his land<lb/>
comes <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, he <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> 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>Fool.</speaker><p><reg orig="Do'st">Dost</reg> thou know the difference my Boy, <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> a bitter <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>, and a sweet one.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> Lad, reach me.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p><reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg>, <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me an <reg orig="egge">egg</reg>, and <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="giue">give</reg> thee<lb/>
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>Fool.</speaker><p>Why after I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> cut the <reg orig="egge">egg</reg> <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg>middle and<lb/>
<reg orig="eate">eat</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> the <reg orig="meate">meat</reg>, the two <reg orig="Crownes">Crowns</reg> of the <reg orig="egge">egg</reg> : when<lb/>
thou <reg orig="clouest">clovest</reg> thy <reg orig="Crownes">Crowns</reg> <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg>middle, and <reg orig="gau'st">gavest</reg> away<lb/>
both parts, thou <reg orig="boar'st">borest</reg> thine <reg orig="Asse">Ass</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> thy <reg orig="backe">back</reg> <reg orig="o're">over</reg> the<lb/>
<reg orig="durt">dirt</reg>, thou <reg orig="had'st">hadst</reg> little wit <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy bald <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg>, when thou<lb/>
<reg orig="gau'st">gavest</reg> thy golden one away ; if I <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg><lb/>
this, let him be <reg orig="whipt">whipped</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> first <reg orig="findes">finds</reg> it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.<lb/>
<reg orig="Fooles">Fools</reg> had <reg orig="nere">never</reg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> grace <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <reg orig="yeere">year</reg>,<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> wisemen are <reg orig="growne">grown</reg> foppish,<lb/>
And know not how their wits <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="weare">wear</reg>,<lb/>
Their manners are <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> apish.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>When were you wont <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> full of Songs sirrah?</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="vsed">used</reg> it <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg>, <reg orig="ere">ever</reg>, since thou <reg orig="mad'st">madest</reg><lb/>
thy Daughters thy Mothers, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> when thou <reg orig="gau'st">gavest</reg> them<lb/>
the rod, and <reg orig="put'st">puttest</reg> <reg orig="downe">down</reg> thine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> breeches, then they<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> <reg orig="sodaine">sudden</reg> <reg orig="ioy">joy</reg> did <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg>,<lb/>
And I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> sorrow sung,<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> such a King should play <reg orig="bo-peepe">bo-peep</reg>,<lb/>
And <reg orig="goe">go</reg> the <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> among.<lb/>
<reg orig="Pry'thy">Prithee</reg> <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> a <reg orig="Schoolemaster">Schoolmaster</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> can teach<lb/>
thy <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> lie, I would <reg orig="faine">fain</reg> <reg orig="learne">learn</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> lie.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>And you lie sirrah, <reg orig="wee'l"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you <reg orig="whipt">whipped</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>I <reg orig="maruell">marvel</reg> what kin thou and thy daughters are,<lb/>
<reg orig="they'l">they <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> me <reg orig="whipt">whipped</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> speaking true: <reg orig="thou'lt">thou wilt</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> me<lb/>
<reg orig="whipt">whipped</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> lying, and sometimes I am <reg orig="whipt">whipped</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> holding<lb/>
my peace. I had rather be any kind <reg orig="o'thing">of thing</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> a <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>,<lb/>
and yet I would not be thee <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg>, thou hast pared thy<lb/>
wit <reg orig="o'both"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> both</reg> sides, and left nothing <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg>middle; <reg orig="heere">here</reg><lb/>
comes one <reg orig="o'the">of the</reg> parings.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Gonerill.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>How now Daughter? what makes <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> Frontlet</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>? You are too much of late <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="frowne">frown</reg></reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Thou wast a pretty fellow when thou hadst <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg><lb/>
need <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> care <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> frowning, now thou art an O without a figure, I am better <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou art now, I am a <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>,<lb/>
thou art nothing. Yes forsooth I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> hold my tongue, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg><lb/>
your face bids me, though you say nothing.<lb/>
Mum, mum, he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="keepes">keeps</reg> nor crust, not <reg orig="crum">crumb</reg>,<lb/>
Weary of all, shall want some. <reg orig="That's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> is</reg> a <reg orig="sheal'd">shelled</reg> <reg orig="Pescod">Peascod</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Not only Sir this, your <reg orig="all-lycenc'd">all-licenced</reg> <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>,</l>
<l>But other of your insolent retinue</l>
<l>Do <reg orig="hourely">hourly</reg> <reg orig="Carpe">Carp</reg> and <reg orig="Quarrell">Quarrel</reg>, breaking forth</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="ranke">rank</reg>, and (not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="endur'd">endured</reg>) riots Sir.</l>
<l>I had thought <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> making this well <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> you,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> found a safe <reg orig="redresse">redress</reg>, but now grow <reg orig="fearefull">fearful</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> what <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> too late <reg orig="haue">have</reg> spoke and done,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> you protect this course, and put it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> your allowance, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> if you should, the fault</l>
<l>Would not scape censure, nor the redresses <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the tender of a wholesome <reg orig="weale">weal</reg>,</l>
<l>Might <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their working do you <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> offence,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> else were shame, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> then <reg orig="necessitie">necessity</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> call discreet proceeding.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> you know <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg>, the Hedge-Sparrow<lb/>
fed the Cuckoo <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> long, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <reg orig="it's">it</reg> had it head bit off <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> it<lb/>
young, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> out went the Candle, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> were left darkling.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Are you <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Daughter?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>I would you would make <reg orig="vse">use</reg> of your good <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg> </l>
<l>(Whereof I know you are fraught), and put away</l>
<l>These dispositions, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> of late transport you</l>
<l>From what you rightly are.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>May not an <reg orig="Asse">Ass</reg> know, when the Cart <reg orig="drawes">draws</reg><lb/>
the Horse ?<lb/>
Whoop <reg orig="Iugge">Jug</reg> I <reg orig="loue">love</reg> thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Do's">Does</reg> any <reg orig="heere">here</reg> know me ?</l>
<l>This is not Lear:</l>
<l><reg orig="Do's">Does</reg> Lear <reg orig="walke">walk</reg> thus? <reg orig="Speake">Speak</reg> thus? Where are his <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg>?</l>
<l>Either his Notion weakens, his Discernings</l>
<l>Are Lethargied. Ha! Waking? <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>?</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> is it <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> can tell me <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> I am?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Lears shadow.</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>This admiration Sir, is much <reg orig="o'th'">of the <reg orig="sauour">savour</reg></reg></l>
<l>Of other your new <reg orig="prankes">pranks</reg>. I do beseech you</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="vnderstand">understand</reg> my purposes aright:</l>
<l>As you are Old, and <reg orig="Reuerend">Reverend</reg>, should be Wise.</l>
<l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg> do you <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> a hundred Knights and Squires,</l>
<l>Men <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="disorder'd">disordered</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="debosh'd">debauched</reg>, and bold,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> this <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Court infected with their manners,</l>
<l><reg orig="Shewes">Shows</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a riotous <reg orig="Inne">Inn</reg>; <reg orig="Epicurisme">Epicurism</reg> and Lust</l>
<l>Makes it more <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a <reg orig="Tauerne">Tavern</reg>, or a <reg orig="Brothell">Brothel</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> a <reg orig="grac'd">graced</reg> <reg orig="Pallace">Palace</reg>. The shame <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> doth <reg orig="speake">speak</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> instant remedy. Be then <reg orig="desir'd">desired</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> else <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> take the thing she <reg orig="begges">begs</reg>,</l>
<l>A little <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> disquantity your <reg orig="Traine">Train</reg>,</l>
<l>And the remainders <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> shall still depend,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be such men as may besort your Age,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> know <reg orig="themselues">themselves</reg>, and you.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Darknesse">Darkness</reg>, and <reg orig="Diuels">Devils</reg>.</l>
<l>Saddle my horses: call my <reg orig="Traine">Train</reg> together.</l>
<l>Degenerate Bastard, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not trouble thee;</l>
<l>Yet <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I left a daughter.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>You strike my people, and your <reg orig="disorder'd">disordered</reg> <reg orig="rable">rabble</reg>,</l>
<l>make <reg orig="Seruants">Servants</reg> of their Betters.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Albany.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Woe, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> too late repents:</l>
<l>Is it your <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>, <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> Sir? Prepare my Horses.</l>
<l>Ingratitude! thou Marble-hearted Fiend,</l>
<l>More hideous when thou <reg orig="shew'st">showest</reg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a Child,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> the Sea-monster.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Pray Sir be patient.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Detested Kite, thou <reg orig="lyest">liest</reg>.</l>
<l>My <reg orig="Traine">Train</reg> are men of choice, and rarest parts,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> all particulars of <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg> know,</l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the most exact regard, support</l>
<l>The worships of their name. O most small fault,</l>
<l>How <reg orig="vgly">ugly</reg> <reg orig="did'st">didst</reg> thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Cordelia <reg orig="shew">show</reg>?</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> an Engine, <reg orig="wrencht">wrenched</reg> my frame of Nature</l>
<l>From the <reg orig="fixt">fixed</reg> place: drew from my heart all <reg orig="loue">love</reg>,</l>
<l>And added <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the gall. O Lear, Lear, Lear!</l>
<l><reg orig="Beate">Beat</reg> at this gate <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> let thy Folly <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>,</l>
<l>And thy <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> <reg orig="Iudgement">Judgment</reg> out. Go, go, my people.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>My Lord, I am <reg orig="guiltlesse">guiltless</reg>, as I am ignorant</l>
<l>Of what hath <reg orig="moued">moved</reg> you.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>It may be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, my Lord.</l>
<l><reg orig="Heare">Hear</reg> Nature, <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> <reg orig="Goddesse">Goddess</reg>, <reg orig="heare">hear</reg>:</l>
<l>Suspend thy purpose, if thou <reg orig="did'st">didst</reg> intend</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make this Creature <reg orig="fruitfull">fruitful</reg>:</l>
<l>Into <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="Wombe">Womb</reg> <reg orig="conuey">convey</reg> <reg orig="stirrility">sterility</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Drie">Dry</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> the Organs of increase,</l>
<l>And from <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> derogate body, <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> spring</l>
<l>A Babe <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="honor">honour</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>. If she must <reg orig="teeme">teem</reg>,</l>
<l>Create <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="childe">child</reg> of <reg orig="Spleene">Spleen</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> it may <reg orig="liue">live</reg></l>
<l>And be a thwart <reg orig="disnatur'd">disnatured</reg> torment <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.</l>
<l>Let it <reg orig="stampe">stamp</reg> wrinkles <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> brow of youth,</l>
<l>With cadent <reg orig="Teares">Tears</reg> fret Channels <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="cheekes">cheeks</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Turne">Turn</reg> all <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="Mothers">Mother's</reg> <reg orig="paines">pains</reg>, and benefits</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> laughter, and contempt: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> she may <reg orig="feele">feel</reg>,</l>
<l>How sharper <reg orig="then">than</reg> a <reg orig="Serpents">Serpent's</reg> tooth it is,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a <reg orig="thanklesse">thankless</reg> <reg orig="Childe">Child</reg>. Away, away.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Now Gods <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> adore,</l>
<l>Whereof comes this?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l><reg orig="Neuer">Never</reg> afflict <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> know more of it:</l>
<l>But let his disposition <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> scope</l>
<l>As dotage <reg orig="giues">gives</reg> it.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Lear.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>What <reg orig="fiftie">fifty</reg> of my Followers at a clap?</l>
<l>Within a fortnight?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>What<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> the matter, Sir?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> tell thee:</l>
<l>Life and death, I am <reg orig="asham'd">ashamed</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> thou hast power <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> shake my manhood thus,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> these hot <reg orig="teares">tears</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="breake">break</reg> from me perforce</l>
<l>Should make thee worth them.</l>
<l><reg orig="Blastes">Blasts</reg> and <reg orig="Fogges">Fogs</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> thee:</l>
<l><reg orig="Th'">The <reg orig="vntented">untented</reg></reg> woundings of a <reg orig="Fathers">Father's</reg> curse</l>
<l>Pierce <reg orig="euerie">every</reg> sense about thee. Old fond eyes,</l>
<l><reg orig="Beweepe">Beweep</reg> this cause <reg orig="againe">again</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="plucke">pluck</reg> ye out,</l>
<l>And cast you with the waters <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> you loose</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> temper Clay. Ha? Let it be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l>
<l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> another daughter,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> I am sure is <reg orig="kinde">kind</reg> and comfortable:</l>
<l>When she shall <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> this of thee, with <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="nailes">nails</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Shee'l">She <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> flea thy <reg orig="Woluish">Wolfish</reg> visage. Thou shalt <reg orig="finde">find</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> resume the shape <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> thou dost <reg orig="thinke">think</reg></l>
<l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> cast off <reg orig="for euer">forever</reg>.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit</l></stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Do you <reg orig="marke">mark</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>I cannot be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="partiall">partial</reg> Gonerill,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> the great <reg orig="loue">love</reg> I <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> you.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Pray you content. What Oswald, <reg orig="hoa">ho</reg>?</l>
<l>You Sir, more <reg orig="Knaue">Knave</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>, after your Master.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p><reg orig="Nunkle">Nuncle</reg> Lear, <reg orig="Nunkle">Nuncle</reg> Lear,<lb/>
Tarry, take the <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> with thee:<lb/>
A Fox, when one has caught <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,<lb/>
And such a Daughter,<lb/>
Should sure <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Slaughter,<lb/>
If my Cap would buy a Halter,<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> the <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> <reg orig="followes">follows</reg> after.</p></sp> <stage><l>Exit</l></stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>This man hath had good <reg orig="Counsell">Counsel</reg>,</l>
<l>A hundred Knights?</l>
<l><reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> <reg orig="politike">politic</reg>, and safe <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> let him <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg></l>
<l>At point a hundred Knights: yes, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <reg orig="euerie">every</reg> <reg orig="dreame">dream</reg>,</l>
<l>Each <reg orig="buz">buzz</reg>, each <reg orig="fancie">fancy</reg>, each complaint, dislike,</l>
<l>He may <reg orig="enguard">ensured</reg> his dotage with their <reg orig="powres">powers</reg>,</l>
<l>And hold <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="liues">lives</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> mercy. Oswald, I say.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Well, you may <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> too <reg orig="farre">far</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Safer <reg orig="then">than</reg> trust too <reg orig="farre">far</reg>;</l>
<l>Let me still take away the <reg orig="harmes">harms</reg> I <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>,</l>
<l>Not <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> still <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be taken. I know his heart,</l>
<l>What he hath <reg orig="vtter'd">uttered</reg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> writ my Sister:</l>
<l>If she <reg orig="sustaine">sustain</reg> him, and his hundred Knights</l>
<l>When I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="shew'd">showed</reg> <reg orig="th'">the <reg orig="vnfitnesse">unfitness</reg></reg>.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Steward.</l></stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>How now Oswald?</l>
<l>What <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you writ <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> Letter <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my Sister?</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> Madam.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Take you some company, and away <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> horse,</l>
<l><reg orig="Informe">Inform</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> full of my particular <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>,</l>
<l>And thereto <reg orig="adde">add</reg> such reasons of your <reg orig="owne">own</reg>,</l>
<l>As may compact it more. Get you gone,</l>
<l>And hasten your <reg orig="returne">return</reg>; <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, my Lord,</l>
<l>This milky <reg orig="gentlenesse">gentleness</reg>, and course of yours</l>
<l>Though I <reg orig="condemne">condemn</reg> not, yet <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> pardon</l>
<l><reg orig="Your">You</reg> are much more at task <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> want of <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> <reg orig="prai'sd">praised</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="harmefull">harmful</reg> <reg orig="mildnesse">mildness</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>How <reg orig="farre">far</reg> your <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg> may pierce I cannot tell;</l>
<l><reg orig="Striuing">Striving</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> better, oft <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="marre">mar</reg> what<reg orig="'s"> 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, <reg orig="th'">the <reg orig="euent">event</reg></reg>.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="5" type="scene">
<head>Scena Quinta.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Lear, Kent, Gentleman, and Foole.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Go you before <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Gloster with these Letters;<lb/>
acquaint my Daughter <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> further with <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg>, you<lb/>
know, <reg orig="then">than</reg> comes from <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> demand out of the Letter,<lb/>
if your <reg orig="Dilligence">Diligence</reg> be not speedy, I shall be there afore<lb/>
you.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg> my Lord, till I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="deliuered">delivered</reg><lb/>
your Letter.</p></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>If a <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> <reg orig="braines">brains</reg> were <reg orig="in's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his</reg> <reg orig="heeles">heels</reg>, <reg orig="wert">were it</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg><lb/>
danger of <reg orig="kybes">kibes</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> Boy.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Then I <reg orig="prythee">prithee</reg> be merry, thy wit shall not go<lb/>
slip-shod.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Ha,ha,ha.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Shalt see thy other Daughter <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg> thee kindly, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> though she<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> as <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> this, as a <reg orig="Crabbe">Crab<reg orig="'s"></reg> is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> an<lb/>
Apple, yet I can tell what I can tell.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>What <reg orig="can'st">canst</reg> tell Boy?</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>She <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> taste as <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> this as, a <reg orig="Crabbe">Crab</reg> <reg orig="do's">does</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a<lb/>
Crab: thou canst tell why <reg orig="ones">one's</reg> nose stands <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg>middle<lb/>
<reg orig="on's">of his</reg> face?</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Why <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> <reg orig="ones">one's</reg> eyes of either <reg orig="side's">side his</reg> nose,<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> what a man cannot smell out, he may spy into.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>I did <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> wrong.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p><reg orig="Can'st">Canst</reg> tell how an Oyster makes his shell?</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Nor I neither; but I can tell why a <reg orig="Snaile">Snail</reg> <reg orig="ha's">ha is</reg><lb/>
a house.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Why?</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Why <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="put's">put his</reg> head <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>, not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="giue">give</reg> it away <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his<lb/>
daughters, 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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> forget my Nature, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> kind a Father? Be</l>
<l>my <reg orig="Horsses">Horses</reg> ready?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Thy Asses are gone about <reg orig="'em">them</reg>; the reason why<lb/>
the <reg orig="seuen">seven</reg> <reg orig="Starres">Stars</reg> are <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> mo <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="seuen">seven</reg>, is a pretty reason.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Because they are not eight.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Yes indeed, thou <reg orig="would'st">wouldst</reg> make a good <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="tak't">take it</reg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg> perforce; Monster Ingratitude!</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>If thou wert my <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg>, <reg orig="Il'd">I would</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> thee<lb/>
beaten <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> being old before thy time.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>How<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Thou shouldst not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="bin">been</reg> old, till thou hadst<lb/>
<reg orig="bin">been</reg> wise.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>O let me not be mad, not mad sweet <reg orig="Heauen">Heaven</reg>:</l>
<l><reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> temper, I would not be mad. How now are</l>
<l>the Horses ready?</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>Ready my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Come Boy.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><l>She <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> a Maid now, <reg orig="&">and</reg> laughs at my departure,</l>
<l>Shall not be a Maid long, <reg orig="vnlesse">unless</reg> things be cut shorter.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Exeunt.</l></stage>
</div2>
</div1>

<div1 n="2" type="act">
<div2 n="1" type="scene">
<head>Actus Secundus. Scena Prima.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Bastard, and Curan, seuerally.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p><reg orig="Saue">Save</reg> thee Curan.</p></sp>
<sp who="AB"><speaker>Cur.</speaker><p>And your Sir, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="bin">been</reg><lb/>
With your Father, and <reg orig="giuen">given</reg> him notice<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> the Duke of Cornwall, and Regan his <reg orig="Duchesse">Duchess</reg><lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> be here with him this night.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>How comes <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="AB"><speaker>Cur.</speaker><p>Nay I know not, you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> heard of the <reg orig="newes">news</reg> abroad, I <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> the <reg orig="whisper'd">whispered</reg> ones, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> they are yet but<lb/>
ear-kissing arguments.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>Not I: pray you what are they?</p></sp>
<sp who="AB"><speaker>Cur.</speaker><p><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> you heard of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> likely <reg orig="Warres">Wars</reg> toward,<lb/>
<reg orig="'Twixt">Twixt</reg> the Dukes of Cornwall, and Albany?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>Not a word.</p></sp>
<sp who="AB"><speaker>Cur.</speaker><p>You may do then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> time,<lb/>
Fare you well Sir.</p></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>The Duke be here <reg orig="to night">tonight</reg>? The better best,</l>
<l>This <reg orig="weaues">weaves</reg> <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> perforce into my <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>,</l>
<l>My Father hath set guard <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> take my Brother,</l>
<l>And I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> one thing of a <reg orig="queazie">queasy</reg> question</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> I must act, <reg orig="Briefenesse">Briefness</reg>, and Fortune <reg orig="worke">work</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Edgar.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>Brother, a word, <reg orig="discend">descend</reg>; Brother I say,</l>
<l>My Father watches: O Sir, fly this place,</l>
<l>Intelligence is <reg orig="giuen">given</reg> where you are hid;</l>
<l>You <reg orig="haue">have</reg> now the good <reg orig="aduantage">advantage</reg> of the night,</l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> you not spoken <reg orig="'gainst">against</reg> the Duke of Cornewall?</l>
<l><reg orig="Hee">He<reg orig="'s"></reg> is</reg> <reg orig="comming">coming</reg> hither, now <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg>night, <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg>haste,</l>
<l>And Regan with him, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you nothing said</l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> his <reg orig="partie">party</reg> <reg orig="'gainst">against</reg> the Duke of Albany?</l>
<l><reg orig="Aduise">Advise</reg> <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>I am sure <reg orig="on't">of it</reg>, not a word.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> my Father <reg orig="comming">coming</reg>, pardon me:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> cunning, I must draw my Sword <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> you:</l>
<l>Draw, <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> defend <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg>,</l>
<l>Now quit you well.</l>
<l><reg orig="Yeeld">Yield</reg>, come before my Father, light <reg orig="hoa">ho</reg>, here,</l>
<l>Fly Brother, Torches, Torches, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> farewell.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Exit Edgar.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>Some blood <reg orig="drawne">drawn</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> me, would beget opinion</l>
<l>Of my more fierce <reg orig="endeauour">endeavour</reg>. I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> drunkards</l>
<l>Do more <reg orig="then">than</reg> this <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> sport; Father, Father,</l>
<l>Stop, stop, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="helpe">help</reg>?</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Gloster, and Seruants with Torches.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Now Edmund, where<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> the <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>Here stood he <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the dark, his sharpe Sword out,</l>
<l>Mumbling of wicked <reg orig="charmes">charms</reg>, <reg orig="coniuring">conjuring</reg> the <reg orig="Moone">Moon</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> stand 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>Edm.</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>Edm.</speaker><l>Fled this way Sir, when <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> he could.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Pursue him, ho: go after. <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="meanes">means</reg>, what?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l><reg orig="Perswade">Persuade</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the murther of your Lordship,</l>
<l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I told him the <reg orig="reuenging">revenging</reg> Gods,</l>
<l><reg orig="'Gainst">Against</reg> <reg orig="Paricides">Parricides</reg> did all the thunder bend,</l>
<l>Spoke with how manifold, and strong a Bond</l>
<l>The Child was bound <reg orig="to'th'Father"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Father</reg>; Sir <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> fine,</l>
<l>Seeing how <reg orig="lothly">loathly</reg> opposite I stood</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> his <reg orig="vnnaturall">unnatural</reg> purpose, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> fell motion</l>
<l>With his prepared Sword, he charges home</l>
<l>My <reg orig="vnprouided">unprovided</reg> body, <reg orig="latch'd">latched</reg> mine <reg orig="arme">arm</reg>;</l>
<l>And when he saw my best <reg orig="alarum'd">alarmed</reg> spirits</l>
<l>Bold <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the quarrels right, <reg orig="rouz'd">roused</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="th'">the </reg>encounter,</l>
<l>Or whether <reg orig="gasted">ghasted</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="noyse">noise</reg> I made,</l>
<l>Full <reg orig="sodainely">suddenly</reg> he fled.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Let him fly <reg orig="farre">far</reg>:</l>
<l>Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this Land shall he <reg orig="remaine">remain</reg> <reg orig="vncaught">uncaught</reg></l>
<l>And found; dispatch, the Noble Duke my Master,</l>
<l>My worthy Arch and Patron comes <reg orig="to night">tonight</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> his <reg orig="authoritie">authority</reg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="proclaime">proclaim</reg> it,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> finds him shall <reg orig="deserue">deserve</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="thankes">thanks</reg>,</l>
<l>Bringing the murderous Coward <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the stake:</l>
<l>He <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="conceales">conceals</reg> him death.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>When I <reg orig="disswaded">dissuaded</reg> him from his intent,</l>
<l>And found him pight <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg> it, with <reg orig="curst">cursed</reg> speech</l>
<l>I <reg orig="threaten'd">threatened</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="discouer">discover</reg> him; he replied,</l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="vnpossessing">unpossessing</reg> Bastard, dost thou <reg orig="thinke">think</reg>,</l>
<l>If I would stand against thee, would the <reg orig="reposall">refusal</reg></l>
<l>Of any trust, vertue, or worth <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thee</l>
<l>Make thy words <reg orig="faith'd">faithed</reg>? <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, what should I <reg orig="denie">deny</reg>,</l>
<l>(As this I would, though thou didst produce</l>
<l>My very Character) <reg orig="I'ld">I would</reg> <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> it all</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> thy suggestion, plot, and damned practise :</l>
<l>And thou must make a dullard of the world,</l>
<l>If they not thought the profits of my death</l>
<l>Were very pregnant and <reg orig="potentiall">potential</reg> spirits</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make thee <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> it.</l></sp> <stage><l>Tucket within.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>O strange and <reg orig="fastned">fastened</reg> <reg orig="Villaine">Villain</reg>,</l>
<l>Would he deny his Letter, said he?</l>
<l><reg orig="Harke">Hark</reg>, the <reg orig="Dukes">Duke's</reg> Trumpets, I know not <reg orig="wher">where</reg> he comes.;</l>
<l>All Ports <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="barre">bar</reg>, the <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg> shall not scape,</l>
<l>The Duke must grant me <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>: besides, his picture</l>
<l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> send <reg orig="farre">far</reg> and <reg orig="neere">near</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> all the <reg orig="kingdome">kingdom</reg></l>
<l>May <reg orig="haue">have</reg> due note of him, and of my land,</l>
<l>(<reg orig="Loyall">Loyal</reg> and <reg orig="naturall">natural</reg> Boy) <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="worke">work</reg> the <reg orig="meanes">means</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make thee capable.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Cornewall, Regan, and Attendants.</l></stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>How now my Noble friend, since I came hither</l>
<l>(<seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> I can call but now,) I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> heard <reg orig="strangenesse">strangeness</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>If it be true, all vengeance comes too short</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> can pursue <reg orig="th'">the </reg>offender; how dost my Lord?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>O Madam, my old heart is <reg orig="crack'd">cracked</reg>, it<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <reg orig="crack'd">cracked</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>What, did my <reg orig="Fathers">Father's</reg> <reg orig="Godsonne">Godson</reg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> your life?</l>
<l>He whom my Father <reg orig="nam'd">named</reg>, your Edgar?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>O Lady, Lady, shame would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> it hid.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Was he not companion with the riotous Knights</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> tended <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></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>Edm.</speaker><l>Yes Madam, he was of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> consort.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> <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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the old <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> death,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="th'">the <reg orig="expence">expense</reg></reg> and <reg orig="wast">waste</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><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> if they come <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="soiourne">sojourn</reg> at my house,</l>
<l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not be there.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Nor I, assure thee Regan;</l>
<l>Edmund, I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="shewne">shown</reg> <corr sic="yout">your</corr> Father</l>
<l>A Child-like Office.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>It was my duty Sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>He did bewray his practise, and <reg orig="receiu'd">received</reg></l>
<l>This hurt you see, <reg orig="striuing">striving</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> 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</l>
<l>Be <reg orig="fear'd">feared</reg> of doing <reg orig="harme">harm</reg>, make your <reg orig="owne">own</reg> purpose,</l>
<l>How <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my strength you please: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> you Edmund,</l>
<l>Whose vertue and obedience doth this instant</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> much commend <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg>, you shall be <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">ours</seg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Nature's">Nature is</reg> of such <reg orig="deepe">deep</reg> trust, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> shall much need:</l>
<l>You <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> first seize <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>I shall <reg orig="serue">serve</reg> you Sir <reg orig="truely">truly</reg>, <reg orig="how euer">however</reg> else.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> him I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> your Grace.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>You know not why <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> came <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> visit you?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Thus out of season, <reg orig="thredding">threading</reg> <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> <reg orig="ey'd">eyed</reg> night,</l>
<l>Occasions Noble Gloster of some prize,</l>
<l>Wherein <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> must <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg> of your <reg orig="aduise">advise</reg>.</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> Father he hath writ, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Sister,</l>
<l>Of differences, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I best though it fit</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="answere">answer</reg> from <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> home: the <reg orig="seuerall">several</reg> Messengers</l>
<l>From hence attend dispatch, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> good old Friend,</l>
<l>Lay comforts <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg>, and bestow</l>
<l>Your <reg orig="needfull">needful</reg> <reg orig="counsaile">counsel</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> businesses,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <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,</l>
<l>Your Graces are right welcome.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt.Flourish.</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="2" type="scene">
<head>Scena Secunda.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Kent, aad Steward seuerally.</l></stage>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>Good dawning <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee Friend, art of this 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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> set <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> horses?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p><reg orig="I'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> the <reg orig="myre">mire</reg></reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p><reg orig="Prythee">Prithee</reg>, if thou <reg orig="lou'st">lovest</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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>If I had thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Lipsbury Pinfold, I would make<lb/>
thee care <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>Why <reg orig="do'st">dost</reg> 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 <reg orig="do'st">dost</reg> thou know me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">for</seg>?</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<lb/>
base, proud, shallow, <reg orig="beggerly">beggarly</reg>, three-suited-hundred<lb/>
pound, filthy <reg orig="woosted-stocking">worsted-stocking</reg> <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>, a <reg orig="Lilly-liuered">Lily-livered</reg>,<lb/>
action-taking, whoreson <reg orig="glasse-gazing">glass-gazing</reg> <reg orig="super-seruiceable">super-serviceable</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="finicall">finical</reg> Rogue, one <reg orig="Trunke-inheriting">Trunk-inheriting</reg> <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg>, one <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg><lb/>
<reg orig="would'st">wouldst</reg> be a <reg orig="Baud">Bawd</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> way of good <reg orig="seruice">service</reg>, and art nothing but the composition of a <reg orig="Knaue">Knave</reg>, <reg orig="Begger">Beggar</reg>, Coward,<lb/>
<reg orig="Pandar">Pander</reg>, and the <reg orig="Sonne">Son</reg> and <reg orig="Heire">Heir</reg> of a <reg orig="Mungrill">Mongrel</reg> Bitch,<lb/>
one whom I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="beate">beat</reg> into clamours whining, if thou<lb/>
<reg orig="deny'st">deniest</reg> the least <reg orig="sillable">syllable</reg> of thy addition.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>Why, what a monstrous Fellow art thou, thus<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="raile">rail</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> one, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is neither <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> of thee, nor<lb/>
<reg orig="knowes">knows</reg> thee?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>What a <reg orig="brazen-fac'd">brazen-faced</reg> Varlet art thou, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> deny<lb/>
thou knowest me ? Is it two <reg orig="dayes">days</reg> since I <reg orig="tript">tripped</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> thy<lb/>
<reg orig="heeles">heels</reg>, and <reg orig="beate">beat</reg> thee before the King? Draw you rogue,<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> though it be night, yet the <reg orig="Moone">Moon</reg> shines, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make a<lb/>
sop <reg orig="oth'">of the </reg>Moonshine of you, you whoreson <reg orig="Cullyenly">Cullionly</reg><lb/>
Barber-monger, draw.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>Away, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> nothing <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> do with thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>Draw you <reg orig="Rascall">Rascal</reg>, you come with Letters against the King, and take <reg orig="Vanitie">Vanity</reg> the <reg orig="puppets">puppet's</reg> part, against the <reg orig="Royaltie">Royalty</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Father: draw you Rogue, or<lb/>
<reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> carbonado your shanks, draw you <reg orig="Rascall">Rascal</reg>, come<lb/>
your <reg orig="waies">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 neat<lb/>
<reg orig="slaue">slave</reg>, strike.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p><reg orig="Helpe">Help</reg> <reg orig="hoa">ho</reg>, murther, murther.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Bastard, Cornewall, Regan, Gloster, Seruants.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>How now, what<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> the matter?</p></sp> <stage><l>Part.</l></stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>With you goodman Boy, if you please, come,<lb/>
<reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> flesh ye, come <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> <reg orig="yong">young</reg> Master.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>Weapons? <reg orig="Armes">Arms</reg>? what<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> the matter here?</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><p><reg orig="Keepe">Keep</reg> peace <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> your <reg orig="liues">lives</reg>, he dies <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> strikes<lb/>
<reg orig="againe">again</reg>, what is the matter?</p></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><p>The Messengers from <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Sister, and the King?</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><p>What is your difference, <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>I am scarce <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> breath my Lord.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> <reg orig="Maruell">Marvel</reg>, you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="bestir'd">bestirred</reg> your valour,<lb/>
you cowardly <reg orig="Rascall">Rascal</reg>, nature <reg orig="disclaimes">disclaims</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thee: 
   a <reg orig="Taylor">Tailor</reg><lb/>
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>A <reg orig="Taylor">Tailor</reg> Sir, a Stone-cutter, or a Painter, could<lb/>
not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> made him <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> ill, though they had <reg orig="bin">been</reg> but two<lb/>
<reg orig="yeares">years</reg> <reg orig="oth'">of the </reg>trade.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</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 Ruffian Sir, whose life I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="spar'd">spared</reg><lb/>
at <reg orig="sute">suit</reg> of his gray-beard.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>Thou whoreson Zed, thou <reg orig="vnnecessary">unnecessary</reg> letter:<lb/>
my Lord, if you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg>, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> tread this <reg orig="vnboulted">unbolted</reg> <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg> into <reg orig="morter">mortar</reg>, and <reg orig="daube">daub</reg> the wall of a<lb/>
<reg orig="Iakes">Jakes</reg> with him. Spare my gray-beard, you <reg orig="wagtaile">wagtail</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Peace sirrah,</l>
<l>You beastly <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>, know you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="reuerence">reverence</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Yes Sir, but anger hath a <reg orig="priuiledge">privilege</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Why art thou <reg orig="angrie">angry</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> such a <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg> as this should <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> a Sword,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <reg orig="weares">wears</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> honesty: such smiling rogues as these,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Like</seg> Rats oft bite the holy cords <reg orig="a twaine">a-twain</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> are <reg orig="t'">too </reg>intrince, <reg orig="t'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="vnloose">unloose</reg></reg>: smooth <reg orig="euery">every</reg> passion</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the natures of their Lords <reg orig="rebell">rebel</reg>,</l>
<l>Being <reg orig="oile">oil</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> fire, snow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the colder <reg orig="moodes">moods</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Reuenge">Revenge</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> gall, and <reg orig="varry">vary</reg> of their Masters,</l>
<l>Knowing naught (<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> <reg orig="dogges">dogs</reg>) but following:</l>
<l>A plague <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> your <reg orig="Epilepticke">Epileptic</reg> visage,</l>
<l><reg orig="Smoile">Smile</reg> you my speeches, as I were a <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>?</l>
<l>Goose, if I had you <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> Sarum <reg orig="Plaine">Plain</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="I'ld">I would</reg> <reg orig="driue">drive</reg> ye cackling home <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Camelot.</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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> 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 <reg orig="do'st">dost</reg> thou call him <reg orig="Knaue">Knave</reg>?</l>
<l>What is his fault?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>His countenance likes me not.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> more perchance <reg orig="do's">does</reg> mine, nor his, nor hers.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Sir, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> my occupation <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> better faces <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my time,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> stands <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> any shoulder <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I see</l>
<l>Before me, at this instant.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>This is some Fellow,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <reg orig="hauing">having</reg> <reg orig="beene">been</reg> <reg orig="prais'd">praised</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="bluntnesse">bluntness</reg>, doth affect</l>
<l>A saucy <reg orig="roughnes">roughness</reg>, and <reg orig="constraines">constrains</reg> the garb</l>
<l>Quite from his Nature. He cannot flatter he,</l>
<l>An honest mind and <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>, he must <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> truth,</l>
<l>And they <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> take it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, if not, <reg orig="hee">he<reg orig="'s"></reg> is</reg> <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>.</l>
<l>These kind of Knaues I know, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this <reg orig="plainnesse">plainness</reg></l>
<l>Harbour more craft, and more corrupter ends,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> twenty silly-ducking <reg orig="obseruants">observants</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> stretch their duties nicely.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> good faith, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> sincere verity,</l>
<l><reg orig="Vnder">Under</reg> <reg orig="th'">the </reg>allowance of your great aspect,</l>
<l>Whose influence <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> the wreath of <reg orig="radient">radiant</reg> fire</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> flicking Phoebus front.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>What <reg orig="mean'st">meanest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> this?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> go out of my dialect, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> you discommend <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much; I know Sir, I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> flatterer, he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="beguild">beguiled</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg> accent, was a <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg> <reg orig="Knaue">Knave</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg><lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my part I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not be, though I should win your<lb/>
displeasure <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> entreat me <reg orig="too't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>What was <reg orig="th'">the </reg>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:</l>
<l>It <reg orig="pleas'd">pleased</reg> the King his Master very late</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> strike at me <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> his misconstruction,</l>
<l>When he compact, and flattering his displeasure</l>
<l><reg orig="Tript">Tripped</reg> me behind: being <reg orig="downe">down</reg>, insulted, <reg orig="rail'd">railed</reg>,</l>
<l>And put <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> him such a <reg orig="deale">deal</reg> of Man,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> worthied him, got praises of the King,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> him attempting, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> was <reg orig="selfe-subdued">self-subdued</reg>,</l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the fleshment of this dead exploit,</l>
<l>Drew <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> me here <reg orig="againe">again</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>None of these Rogues, and Cowards</l>
<l>But Aiax is there <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Fetch forth the Stocks?</l>
<l>You <reg orig="stubborne">stubborn</reg> ancient <reg orig="Knaue">Knave</reg>, you <reg orig="reuerent">reverent</reg> <reg orig="Bragart">Braggart</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Wee'l"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> teach you.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Sir, I am too old <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="learne">learn</reg>:</l>
<l>Call not your Stocks <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me, I <reg orig="serue">serve</reg> the King.</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> whose <reg orig="imployment">employment</reg> I was sent <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you,</l>
<l>You shall <reg orig="doe">do</reg> small respects, show too bold malice</l>
<l>Against the Grace, and Person of my Master,</l>
<l>Stocking his Messenger.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Fetch forth the Stocks;</l>
<l>As I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> life and Honour, 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><l>Why Madam, if I were your <reg orig="Fathers">Father's</reg> dog,</l>
<l>You should not <reg orig="vse">use</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Sir, being his <reg orig="Knaue">Knave</reg>, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>.</l></sp> <stage><l>Stocks brought out.</l></stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>This is a Fellow of the <reg orig="selfe same">self-same</reg> colour,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> Sister <reg orig="speakes">speaks</reg> of. Come, bring away the Stocks.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Let me beseech your Grace, not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> do <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
<l>The King his Master, needs must take it ill</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> he <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> slightly valued <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his Messenger,</l>
<l>Should <reg orig="haue">have</reg> him thus restrained.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="answere">answer</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>My Sister may <reg orig="recieue">receive</reg> it much more <reg orig="worsse">worse</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Gentleman <reg orig="abus'd">abused</reg>, assaulted.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Come my Lord, away.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>I am sorry <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee friend, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> the Duke pleasure,</l>
<l>Whose disposition all the world well <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> not be <reg orig="rub'd">rubbed</reg> nor <reg orig="stopt">stopped</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> entreat <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee .</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Pray do not Sir, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="watch'd">watched</reg> and <reg orig="trauail'd">travailed</reg> hard,</l>
<l>Some time I shall <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg> out, the rest <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></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 Duke<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <reg orig="too"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg></reg>, blame <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this,</l>
<l><reg orig="'Twill">It <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be ill taken.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Good King, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> must <reg orig="approue">approve</reg> the common saw,</l>
<l>Thou out of <reg orig="Heauens">Heaven's</reg> benediction <reg orig="com'st">comest</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> the <reg orig="warme">warm</reg> Sun.</l>
<l>Approach thou Beacon <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> Globe,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> thy comfortable <reg orig="Beames">Beams</reg> I may</l>
<l>Peruse this Letter. Nothing almost sees miracles</l>
<l>But <reg orig="miserie">misery</reg>. I know <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> from Cordelia,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> hath most fortunately <reg orig="beene">been</reg> <reg orig="inform'd">informed</reg></l>
<l>Of my obscured course. And shall <reg orig="finde">find</reg> time</l>
<l>From this enormous State, seeking <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="giue">give</reg></l>
<l>Losses their remedies. All weary and <reg orig="o're-watch'd">over-watched</reg>,</l>
<l>Take vantage <reg orig="heauie">heavy</reg> eyes, not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> behold</l>
<l>This <reg orig="shamefnll">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 heard <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> <reg orig="proclaim'd">proclaimed</reg>,</l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the happy hollow of a Tree,</l>
<l><reg orig="Escap'd">Escaped</reg> the hunt. <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> Port is free, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> place</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> guard, and most <reg orig="vnusall">unusual</reg> vigilance</l>
<l><reg orig="Do's">Does</reg> not attend my taking. Whiles I may scape</l>
<l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="preserue">preserve</reg> <reg orig="myselfe">myself</reg>: and am bethought</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> take the basest, and most poorest shape</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> penury <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> contempt of man,</l>
<l>Brought <reg orig="neere">near</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> beast; my face <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> grime with filth,</l>
<l>Blanket my <reg orig="loines">loins</reg>, <reg orig="elfe">elf</reg> all my <reg orig="haires">hairs</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> knots,</l>
<l>And with presented <reg orig="nakednesse">nakedness</reg> out-face</l>
<l>The <reg orig="Windes">Winds</reg>, and persecutions of the <reg orig="skie">sky</reg>;</l>
<l>The Country <reg orig="giues">gives</reg> me <reg orig="proofe">proof</reg>, and <reg orig="president">precedent</reg></l>
<l>Of Bedlam <reg orig="beggers">beggars</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> with roaring voices,</l>
<l>Strike <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their <reg orig="num'd">numbed</reg> and mortified <reg orig="Armes">Arms</reg>.</l>
<l>Pins, <reg orig="Wodden-prickes">Wooden-pricks</reg>, <reg orig="Nayles">Nails</reg>, Sprigs of <reg orig="Rosemarie">Rosemary</reg>:</l>
<l>And with this horrible <reg orig="obiect">object</reg>, from low <reg orig="Farmes">Farms</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> pelting Villages, <reg orig="Sheeps-Coates">sheepcotes</reg>, and <reg orig="Milles">Mills</reg>,</l>
<l>Sometimes with <reg orig="Lunaticke">Lunatic</reg> bans, sometime with <reg orig="Praiers">Prayers</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Inforce">Enforce</reg> their <reg orig="charitie">charity</reg>: <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Turlygod <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Tom,</l>
<l><reg orig="That's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> is</reg> something yet: Edgar I nothing am.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<stage><l>Enter Lear, Foole, and Gentleman.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> strange <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> they should <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> depart from home,</l>
<l>And not send <reg orig="backe">back</reg> my Messengers.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>As I <reg orig="learn'd">learned</reg>,</l>
<l>The night before, there was <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> purpose <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> them</l>
<l>Of this <reg orig="remoue">remove</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><reg orig="Haile">Hail</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee Noble Master.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Ha? <reg orig="Mak'st">Makest</reg> thou this shame <corr sic="ahy">thy</corr> pastime ?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p><reg orig="Hah">Ha</reg>, ha, he <reg orig="weares">wears</reg> <reg orig="Cruell">Cruel</reg> Garters Horses are<lb/>
tide <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the heads, <reg orig="Dogges">Dogs</reg> and <reg orig="Beares">Bears</reg> <reg orig="by'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="necke">neck</reg></reg>,<lb/>
<reg orig="Monkies">Monkeys</reg> <reg orig="by'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="loynes">loins</reg></reg>, and Men <reg orig="by'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the </reg>legs: when a man<lb/>
<reg orig="ouerlustie">over-lusty</reg> at legs, then he <reg orig="weares">wears</reg> <reg orig="wodden">wooden</reg> nether-stocks.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>What<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> he,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much thy place <reg orig="mistooke">mistook</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> set thee <reg orig="heere">here</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>It is both he and she,</l>
<l>Your Son, and Daughter.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Yes.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> I say.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>I say yea.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <reg orig="Iupiter">Jupiter</reg> I <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <reg orig="Iuno">Juno</reg>, I <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> I.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>They durst not <reg orig="do't">do it</reg>:</l>
<l>They could not, would not <reg orig="do't">do it</reg>: <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> worse <reg orig="then">than</reg> murther,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> do <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> respect such violent outrage:</l>
<l><reg orig="Resolue">Resolve</reg> me with all modest haste, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> way</l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="might'st">mightst</reg> <reg orig="deserue">deserve</reg>, or they impose this <reg orig="vsage">usage</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Comming">Coming</reg> from <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg></reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>My Lord, when at their home</l>
<l>I did commend your <reg orig="Highnesse">Highness'</reg> Letters <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> them,</l>
<l>Ere I was risen from the place, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="shewed">showed</reg></l>
<l>My <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg> kneeling, came there a reeking <reg orig="Poste">Post</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Stew'd">Stewed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his haste, <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> <reg orig="breathlesse">breathless</reg>, painting forth</l>
<l>From Gonerill his <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg>, salutations;</l>
<l><reg orig="Deliuer'd">Delivered</reg> Letters <reg orig="spight">spite</reg> of intermission,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> presently they read; <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> those contents</l>
<l>They <reg orig="summon'd">summoned</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> their <reg orig="meiney">meiny</reg>, straight <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> Horse,</l>
<l>Commanded me <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> follow, and attend</l>
<l>The leisure of their answer, <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> me cold <reg orig="lookes">looks</reg>,</l>
<l>And meeting <reg orig="heere">here</reg> the other Messenger,</l>
<l>Whose welcome I <reg orig="perceiu'd">perceived</reg> had <reg orig="poison'd">poisoned</reg> mine,</l>
<l>Being the very fellow <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> of late</l>
<l><reg orig="Displaid">Displayed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="sawcily">saucily</reg> against your <reg orig="Highnesse">Highness</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Hauing">Having</reg> more man <reg orig="then">than</reg> wit about me, drew;</l>
<l>He <reg orig="rais'd">raised</reg> the house, with loud and coward cries,</l>
<l>Your <reg orig="Sonne">Son</reg> and Daughter found this <reg orig="trespasse">trespass</reg> worth</l>
<l>The shame <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="heere">here</reg> it suffers.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><l><reg orig="Winters">Winter is</reg> not <reg orig="gon">gone</reg> yet, if the <reg orig="wil'd">willed</reg> Geese fly <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> way,</l>
<l>Fathers <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> rags, do make their Children blind,</l>
<l>But Fathers <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> bags, shall see their children kind.</l>
<l>Fortune <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> arrant whore, <reg orig="nere">never</reg> turns the key <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="th'">the <reg orig="poore">poor</reg></reg>.</l>
<l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> all this thou shalt <reg orig="haue">have</reg> as many <reg orig="Dolors">Dolours</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thy</l>
<l>Daughters, as thou canst tell <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <reg orig="yeare">year</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, how this Mother <reg orig="swels">swells</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> toward my heart!</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="Elements">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, here within.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Follow me not, stay here.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>Made you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more offence,</l>
<l>But what you <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> of?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>None:</l>
<l>How chance the the King comes with <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> small a number?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>And thou hadst <reg orig="beene">been</reg> set <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="Stockes">Stocks</reg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg><lb/>
question, <reg orig="thoud'st">thou hadst</reg> well <reg orig="deseru'd">deserved</reg> it.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Why <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p><reg orig="Wee'l"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> set thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="schoole">school</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> an Ant, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> teach<lb/>
thee <reg orig="ther">there<reg orig="'s"></reg> is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> labouring <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg>winter. All <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> follow their<lb/>
noses, are led <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> their eyes, but <reg orig="blinde">blind</reg> men, and there<reg orig="'s"> is</reg><lb/>
not a nose among twenty, but can smell him <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> stinking; let go thy hold, when a great <reg orig="wheele">wheel</reg> runs <reg orig="downe">down</reg> a<lb/>
hill, least it <reg orig="breake">break</reg> thy <reg orig="necke">neck</reg> with following. But the<lb/>
great one <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> goes <reg orig="vpward">upward</reg>, let him draw thee after:<lb/>
when a wiseman <reg orig="giues">gives</reg> thee better <reg orig="counsell">counsel</reg> <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me mine<lb/>
<reg orig="againe">again</reg>, I would <reg orig="hause">have</reg> none but knaues follow it, since a<lb/>
<reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> <reg orig="giues">gives</reg> it.<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> Sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="serues">serves</reg> and <reg orig="seekes">seeks</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="gaine">gain</reg>,<lb/>
And <reg orig="followes">follows</reg> but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="forme">form</reg>;<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> <reg orig="packe">pack</reg>, when it begins <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="raine">rain</reg>,<lb/>
And <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="storme">storm</reg>,<lb/>
But I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> tarry, the <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> stay,<lb/>
And let the wiseman <reg orig="flie">fly</reg>:<lb/>
The <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg> <reg orig="turnes">turns</reg> <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="runnes">runs</reg> away,<lb/>
The <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg> <reg orig="perdie">perdy</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Lear, and Gloster:</l></stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>Where <reg orig="learn'd">learned</reg> you this <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> ?</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Not <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg>Stocks <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Deny <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> with me ?</l>
<l>They are <reg orig="sicke">sick</reg>, they are weary,</l>
<l>They <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="trauail'd">travailed</reg> all the night? <reg orig="meere">mere</reg> fetches,</l>
<l>The images of <reg orig="reuolt">revolt</reg> and flying off.</l>
<l>Fetch me a better answer.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>My <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> Lord,</l>
<l>You know the fiery quality of the Duke,</l>
<l>How <reg orig="vnremoueable">unremoveable</reg> and <reg orig="fixt">fixed</reg> he is</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> course.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Vengeance, Plague, Death, Confusion :</l>
<l>Fiery? What quality? Why Gloster, Gloster,</l>
<l><reg orig="I'ld">I would</reg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> with the Duke of Cornewall, and his wife.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Well my good Lord, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="inform'd">informed</reg> them <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Inform'd">Informed</reg> them? <reg orig="Do'st">Dost</reg> thou <reg orig="vnderstand">understand</reg> me man.</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 <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> with Cornwall,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> Father</l>
<l>Would with his Daughter <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>, commands, tends, <reg orig="seruice">service</reg>,</l>
<l>Are they <reg orig="inform'd">informed</reg> of this? My breath and blood:</l>
<l>Fiery? The fiery Duke, tell the hot Duke <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg>----</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, but not yet, may be he is not well,</l>
<l>Infirmity doth still neglect all office,</l>
<l>Whereto <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> health is bound, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are not <reg orig="our selues">ourselves</reg>,</l>
<l>When Nature being <reg orig="opprest">oppressed</reg>, commands the mind</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> suffer with the body; <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="forbeare">forbear</reg>,</l>
<l>And am fallen out with my more headier <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> take the <reg orig="indispos'd">indisposed</reg> and sickly fit,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> the sound man. Death <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my state: wherefore</l>
<l>Should he sit <reg orig="heere">here</reg>? This act <reg orig="perswades">persuades</reg> me,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> this <reg orig="remotion">renovation</reg> of the Duke and <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg></l>
<l>Is practise only. <reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me my <reg orig="Seruant">Servant</reg> forth;</l>
<l><reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> tell the Duke, <reg orig="and's">and his</reg> wife, <reg orig="Il'd">I would</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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="beate">beat</reg> the Drum,</l>
<l>Till it <reg orig="crie">cry</reg> <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> death.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>I would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> all well betwixt you.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, me my heart! My rising heart! But <reg orig="downe">down</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Cry <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg>, as the Cockney did <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the<lb/>
<reg orig="Eeles">Eels</reg>, when she put <reg orig="'em">them</reg> <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg>Paste <reg orig="aliue">alive</reg>, she <reg orig="knapt">knapped</reg> <reg orig="'em">them</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="o'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the </reg>coxcombs with a <reg orig="sticke">stick</reg>, and <reg orig="cryed">cried</reg> <reg orig="downe">down</reg> wantons,<lb/>
<reg orig="downe">down</reg>; <reg orig="'twas">it was</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Brother, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> pure <reg orig="kindnesse">kindness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his<lb/>
Horse buttered his Hay.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Cornewall, Regan, Gloster, Seruants.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Good morrow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you both.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l><reg orig="Haile">Hail</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your Grace.</l></sp>
   <stage>Kent here set at liberty.</stage>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>I am glad <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see your <reg orig="Highnesse">Highness</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Regan, I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="your">you</reg> are. I know what reason</l>
<l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, if thou <reg orig="should'st">shouldest</reg> not be glad,</l>
<l>I would <reg orig="diuorce">divorce</reg> me from thy Mother <reg orig="Tombe">Tomb</reg>,</l>
<l>Sepulchring an <reg orig="Adultresse">Adulteress</reg>. O are you free?</l>
<l>Some other time <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>. <reg orig="Beloued">Beloved</reg> Regan,</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="Sisters">Sister is</reg> naught: <reg orig="oh">o</reg> Regan, she hath tied</l>
<l><reg orig="Sharpe-tooth'd">Sharp-toothed</reg> <reg orig="vnkindnesse">unkindness</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a vulture <reg orig="heere">here</reg>,</l>
<l>I can scarce <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee, <reg orig="thou'lt">thou wilt</reg> not <reg orig="beleeue">believe</reg></l>
<l>With how <reg orig="deprau'd">depraved</reg> a quality. <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, Regan.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>I pray you Sir, take patience, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> hope</l>
<l>You <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> know how <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> value <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> desert,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> she <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> scant <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Say? How is <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>I cannot <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> my Sister <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the least</l>
<l>Would <reg orig="faile">fail</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Obligation. If Sir perchance</l>
<l>She <reg orig="haue">have</reg> restrained the Riots of your <reg orig="Followres">Followers</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> such ground, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> such wholesome end,</l>
<l>As <reg orig="cleeres">clears</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> from all blame.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>My curses <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>O Sir, you are old,</l>
<l>Nature <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> you stands <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the very Verge</l>
<l>Of his confine: you should be <reg orig="rul'd">ruled</reg>, and led</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> some discretion, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="discernes">discerns</reg> your state</l>
<l>Better <reg orig="then">than</reg> you <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg>: therefore I pray you,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Sister, you do make <reg orig="returne">return</reg>,</l>
<l>Say you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="wrong'd">wronged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Aske">Ask</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="forgiuenesse">forgiveness</reg>?</l>
<l>Do you but <reg orig="marke">mark</reg> how this becomes the house?</l>
<l><reg orig="Deere">Dear</reg> daughter, I <reg orig="confesse">confess</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I am old;</l>
<l>Age is <reg orig="vnnecessary">unnecessary</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my knees I <reg orig="begge">beg</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <reg orig="you'l">you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> vouchsafe me <reg orig="Rayment">Raiment</reg>, Bed, and Food.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Good Sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more: these are <reg orig="vnsightly">unsightly</reg> <reg orig="trickes">tricks</reg>:</l>
<l><reg orig="Returne">Return</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my Sister.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Neuer">Never</reg> Regan:</l>
<l>She hath abated me of <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> my <reg orig="Traine">Train</reg>;</l>
<l><reg orig="Look'd">Looked</reg> <reg orig="blacke">black</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> me, <reg orig="strooke">struck</reg> me with <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Tongue</l>
<l>Most Serpent-like, <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> the very Heart.</l>
<l>All the <reg orig="stor'd">stored</reg> Vengeances of <reg orig="Heauen">Heaven</reg>, fall</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="ingratefull">ingrateful</reg> top: strike <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="yong">young</reg> bones</l>
<l>You taking <reg orig="Ayres">Airs</reg>, with <reg orig="Lamenesse">Lameness</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l><reg orig="Fye">Fie</reg> sir, fie.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>You nimble Lightnings, dart your blinding flames</l>
<l>Into <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="scornfull">scornful</reg> eyes: Infect <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Beauty,</l>
<l>You <reg orig="Fen-suck'd">Fen-sucked</reg> <reg orig="Fogges">Fogs</reg>, <reg orig="drawne">drawn</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="powrfull">powerfully</reg> <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> fall, and blister.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>O the <reg orig="blest">blessed</reg> Gods!</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you wish <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> me, when the rash <reg orig="moode">mood</reg> is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> Regan, thou shalt <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> my curse:</l>
<l>Thy tender-hefted Nature shall not <reg orig="giue">give</reg></l>
<l>Thee <reg orig="o're">over</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="harshnesse">harshness</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> eyes are fierce, but thine</l>
<l>Do comfort, and not <reg orig="burne">burn</reg>. <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thee</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> grudge my pleasures, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> cut off my <reg orig="Traine">Train</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> bandy hasty words, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> scant my sizes,</l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> conclusion, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> oppose the bolt</l>
<l>Against my <reg orig="comming">coming</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>. Thou better <reg orig="know'st">knowest</reg></l>
<l>The Offices of Nature, bond of Childhood,</l>
<l>Effects of <reg orig="Curtesie">Courtesy</reg>, dues of Gratitude:</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> <reg orig="o'th'">of the <reg orig="Kingdome">Kingdom</reg></reg> hast thou not forgot,</l>
<l>Wherein I thee <reg orig="endow'd">endowed</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Good Sir, <reg orig="to'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the </reg>purpose.</l></sp> <stage><l>Tucket within.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> put my man <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="Stockes">Stocks</reg></reg>?</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Steward.</l></stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>What Trumpet<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?</l></sp>
<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> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Letter,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> she would <reg orig="soone">soon</reg> be <reg orig="heere">here</reg>. 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> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the sickly grace of <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> he <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 Gonerill.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> <reg orig="stockt">stocked</reg> my <reg orig="Seruant">Servant</reg>? Regan, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> good hope</l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="did'st">didst</reg> not know <reg orig="on't">of it</reg>.</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> comes here? O <reg orig="Heauens">Heavens</reg>!</l>
<l>If you do <reg orig="loue">love</reg> old men; if your sweet sway</l>
<l>Allow Obedience; if you <reg orig="your selues">yourselves</reg> are old,</l>
<l>Make it your cause: Send <reg orig="downe">down</reg>, and take my part.</l>
<l>Art not <reg orig="asham'd">ashamed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> this Beard?</l>
<l>O Regan, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you take <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the hand?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Why not <reg orig="by'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the </reg>hand Sir? How <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I offended?</l>
<l>All<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> not offence <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> indiscretion <reg orig="findes">finds</reg>,</l>
<l>And dotage <reg orig="termes">terms</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>O sides, you are too tough!</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> you yet hold?</l>
<l>How came my man <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="Stockes">Stocks</reg></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> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l>
<l>If till the expiration of your <reg orig="Moneth">Month</reg></l>
<l>You <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="returne">return</reg> and <reg orig="soiourne">sojourn</reg> with my Sister,</l>
<l>Dismissing <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> your <reg orig="traine">train</reg>, come then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me,</l>
<l>I am now from home, and out of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="prouision">provision</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> shall be <reg orig="needfull">needful</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your <reg orig="entertainement">entertainment</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Returne">Return</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>? and fifty men <reg orig="dismiss'd">dismissed</reg>?</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, rather I <reg orig="abiure">abjure</reg> all <reg orig="roofes">roofs</reg>, and <reg orig="chuse">choose</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> wage against the enmity <reg orig="oth'">of the <reg orig="ayre">air</reg></reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be a Comrade with the <reg orig="Wolfe">Wolf</reg>, and <reg orig="Owle">Owl</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Necessities">Necessity's</reg> sharpe pinch. <reg orig="Returne">Return</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>?</l>
<l>Why the hot-bloodied France, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="dowerlesse">dowerless</reg> <reg orig="tooke">took</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> <reg orig="yongest">youngest</reg> borne, I could as well be brought</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> knee his Throne, and Squire-like pension beg,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> base life <reg orig="a foote">afoot</reg>; <reg orig="returne">return</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>?</l>
<l><reg orig="Perswade">Persuade</reg> me rather <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg> and sumpter</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> this detested <reg orig="groome">groom</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>At your choice Sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>I <reg orig="prythee">prithee</reg> Daughter do not make me mad,</l>
<l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not trouble thee my Child; farewell:</l>
<l><reg orig="Wee'l"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more <reg orig="meete">meet</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more see one another.</l>
<l>But yet thou art my flesh, my blood, my Daughter,</l>
<l>Or rather a disease <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my flesh,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> I must needs call mine. Thou art a <reg orig="Byle">Boil</reg>,</l>
<l>A plague sore, or <reg orig="imbossed">embossed</reg> Carbuncle</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> my corrupted blood. But <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not chide thee,</l>
<l>Let shame come when it <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>, I do not call it,</l>
<l>I do not bid the Thunder-bearer <reg orig="shoote">shoot</reg>,</l>
<l>Nor tell tales of thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="high-iudging">high-judging</reg> <reg orig="Ioue">Jove</reg>,</l>
<l>Mend when thou <reg orig="can'st">canst</reg>, be better at thy leisure,</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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="look'd">looked</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> you yet, nor am <reg orig="prouided">provided</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> your fit welcome, <reg orig="giue">give</reg> <reg orig="eare">ear</reg> Sir <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my Sister,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> those <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> mingle reason with your passion,</l>
<l>Must be content <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> you old, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg>,</l>
<l>But she <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg> what she <reg orig="doe's">does</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Is this well spoken?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>I dare <reg orig="auouch">avouch</reg> it Sir, what fifty Followers?</l>
<l>Is it not well? What should you need of more?</l>
<l>Yea, or <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many? Sith <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> both charge and danger,</l>
<l><reg orig="Speake">Speak</reg> <reg orig="'gainst">against</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> great a number? How <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> one house</l>
<l>Should many people, <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> two commands</l>
<l>Hold amity? <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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> 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?</l>
<l>If then they <reg orig="chanc'd">chanced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="slacke">slack</reg> ye,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> could <reg orig="comptroll">control</reg> them; if you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me,</l>
<l>(<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> now I <reg orig="spie">spy</reg> a danger) I <reg orig="entreate">entreat</reg> you</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> bring but <reg orig="fiue">five</reg> and <reg orig="twentie">twenty</reg> ,<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> 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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> 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> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be followed</l>
<l>With such a number? What , must I come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you</l>
<l>With <reg orig="fiue">five</reg> and twenty? Regan, said you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>And <reg orig="speak't">speak it</reg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg> my Lord, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more with me.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Those wicked Creatures yet do look <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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> some <reg orig="ranke">rank</reg> of praise, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> go with thee,</l>
<l>Thy fifty yet doth double <reg orig="fiue">five</reg> and twenty,</l>
<l>And thou art twice <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <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 twenty? Ten? Or <reg orig="fiue">five</reg>?</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> follow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a house, where twice <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many</l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> a command <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> tend you?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>What need one?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>O reason not the need: <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> basest <reg orig="Beggers">Beggars</reg></l>
<l>Are <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the poorest thing superfluous.</l>
<l>Allow not Nature, more <reg orig="then">than</reg> Nature needs:</l>
<l><reg orig="Mans">Man's</reg> life is <reg orig="cheape">cheap</reg> as <reg orig="Beastes">Beast's</reg>. Thou art a Lady;</l>
<l>If <reg orig="onely">only</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> go <reg orig="warme">warm</reg> were gorgeous,</l>
<l>Why Nature needs not what thou gorgeous <reg orig="wear'st">wearest</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> scarcely <reg orig="keepes">keeps</reg> thee <reg orig="warme">warm</reg>, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> true need:</l>
<l>You <reg orig="Heauens">Heavens</reg>, <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> patience, patience I need,</l>
<l>You see me <reg orig="heere">here</reg> (you Gods) a <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> old man,</l>
<l>As full of <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg> as age, wretched <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> both,</l>
<l>If it be you <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="stirres">stirs</reg> these <reg orig="Daughters">Daughters'</reg> hearts</l>
<l>Against their Father, <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> me not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> it tamely: touch me with Noble anger,</l>
<l>And let not <reg orig="womens">women's</reg> weapons, water drops,</l>
<l><reg orig="Staine">Stain</reg> my <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> <reg orig="cheekes">cheeks</reg>. <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> you <reg orig="vnnaturall">unnatural</reg> Hags,</l>
<l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> such <reg orig="reuenges">revenges</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> you both,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> all the world shall---I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> do such things,</l>
<l>What they are yet, I know not, but they <reg orig="shal">shall</reg> be</l>
<l>The terrors of the earth? you <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg>, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> full cause of weeping.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Storme and Tempest.</l></stage> 
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>But this heart <reg orig="shal">shall</reg> break into a hundred thousand <reg orig="flawes">flaws</reg></l>
<l>Or ere <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg>; O <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>, I shall go mad.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt.</l></stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Let <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> withdraw, <reg orig="'twill">it <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be a <reg orig="Storme">Storm</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>This house is little, the old man <reg orig="an'ds">and his</reg> people,</l>
<l>Cannot be well <reg orig="bestow'd">bestowed</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l><reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> blame hath put <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> from rest,</l>
<l>And must needs taste his folly.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> his particular, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="receiue">receive</reg> him gladly,</l>
<l>But not one follower.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> am I <reg orig="purpos'd">purposed</reg>.</l>
<l>Where is my Lord of Gloster?</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Gloster.</l></stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> high rage.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Whether is he going?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>He <reg orig="cals">calls</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Horse, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> I know not whether.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l><reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> best <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <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="entreate">entreat</reg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> stay.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><reg orig="Alacke">Alack</reg> the night comes <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>, and the high <reg orig="windes">winds</reg></l>
<l>Do sorely ruffle, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> many Miles about</l>
<l>There<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> scarce a Bush.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>O Sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="wilfull">wilful</reg> men,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="iniuries">injuries</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> they <reg orig="themselues">themselves</reg> procure,</l>
<l>Must be their <reg orig="Schoole-Masters">schoolmasters</reg>: shut <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></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 too, being apt,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> his <reg orig="eare">ear</reg> <reg orig="abus'd">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"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> your <reg orig="doores">doors</reg> my Lord, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> a <reg orig="wil'd">willed</reg> night,</l>
<l>My Regan counsels well: come out <reg orig="oth'">of the <reg orig="storme">storm</reg></reg>.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt.</l></stage>
</div2>
</div1>

<div1 n="3" type="act">
<div2 n="1" type="scene">
<head>Actus Tertius. Scena Prima.</head>

<stage><l>Storme still. Enter Kent, and a Gentleman, seuerally.</l></stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg><reg orig="'s"> is</reg> there besides <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> weather?</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>One minded <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> the weather, most <reg orig="vnquietly">unquietly</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>I know you: Where<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> the King?</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>Contending with the <reg orig="fretfull">fretful</reg> Elements;</l>
<l>Bids the <reg orig="winde">wind</reg> blow the Earth into the Sea,</l>
<l>Or swell the curled Waters <reg orig="'boue">above</reg> the Maine,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> things might change, or cease.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> is with him?</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>None but the <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> labours <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="out-iest">out-jest</reg></l>
<l>His <reg orig="heart-strooke">heart-struck</reg> <reg orig="iniuries">injuries</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Sir, I do know you,</l>
<l>And dare <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> the warrant of my note</l>
<l>Commend a <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> thing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you. There is <reg orig="diuision">division</reg></l>
<l>(Although as yet the face of it is <reg orig="couer'd">covered</reg></l>
<l>With <reg orig="mutuall">mutual</reg> cunning) <reg orig="'twixt">twixt</reg> Albany , and Cornwall:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg>, as <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> not, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> their great <reg orig="Starres">Stars</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Thron'd">Throned</reg> and set high; <reg orig="Seruants">Servants</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> are <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> France the Spies and Speculations</l>
<l>Intelligent of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> State. What hath <reg orig="bin">been</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>,</l>
<l>Either <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="snuffes">snuffs</reg>, and packings of the Dukes,</l>
<l>Or the hard <reg orig="Reine">Rein</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> both of them hath borne</l>
<l>Against the old <reg orig="kinde">kind</reg> King; or something deeper,</l>
<l>Whereof (perchance) these are but furnishings.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="talke">talk</reg> further with you.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, do not:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> confirmation <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I am 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> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> this Ring,</l>
<l>And she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> tell you <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> Fellow is</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> yet you do not know. <reg orig="Fye">Fie</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> this <reg orig="Storme">Storm</reg>,</l>
<l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> go <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> the King.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me your hand,</l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> say?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Few words, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> effect more <reg orig="then">than</reg> all yet;</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> when <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> found the King, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> your pain</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> way, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> this: He <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> first lights <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> him,</l>
<l>Holla the other.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt.</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="2" type="scene">
<head>Scena Secunda.</head>

<stage><l>Storme still. Enter Lear, and Foole.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Blow <reg orig="windes">winds</reg>, <reg orig="&">and</reg> crack your cheeks; Rage, blow</l>
<l>You Cataracts, and <reg orig="Hyrricano's">Hurricanos</reg> spout,</l>
<l>Till you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="drench'd">drenched</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Steeples, drown the <reg orig="Cockes">Cocks</reg>.</l>
<l>You <reg orig="Sulph'rous">Sulphurous</reg> and Thought-executing Fires,</l>
<l><reg orig="Vaunt-curriors">Vaunt-couriers</reg> of <reg orig="Oake-cleauing">Oak-cleaving</reg> Thunder-bolts,</l>
<l><reg orig="Sindge">Singe</reg> my white head. And thou all-shaking Thunder,</l>
<l>Strike flat the <reg orig="thicke">thick</reg> Rotundity <reg orig="o'th'">of the </reg>world,</l>
<l><reg orig="Cracke">Crack</reg> Natures moulds, all <reg orig="germaines">germans</reg> spill at once</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> makes <reg orig="ingratefull">ingrateful</reg> Man.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>O <reg orig="Nunkle">Nuncle</reg>, Court holy-water <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a dry house, is<lb/>
better <reg orig="then">than</reg> this Rain-water out <reg orig="o'">of</reg> <reg orig="doore">door</reg>. Good <reg orig="Nunkle">Nuncle</reg>,<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>, <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> thy <reg orig="Daughters">Daughters'</reg> blessing, <reg orig="heere's">here is</reg> a night <reg orig="pitties">pities</reg><lb/>
neither Wisemen, nor <reg orig="Fooles">Fools</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Rumble thy belly full: spit Fire, <reg orig="spowt">spout</reg> <reg orig="Raine">Rain</reg>:</l>
<l>Nor <reg orig="Raine">Rain</reg>, <reg orig="Winde">Wind</reg>, Thunder, Fire are my Daughters;</l>
<l>I <reg orig="taxe">tax</reg> not you, you Elements with <reg orig="vnkindnesse">unkindness</reg>.</l>
<l>I <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> you <reg orig="Kingdome">Kingdom</reg>, <reg orig="call'd">called</reg> you Children;</l>
<l>You owe me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> subscription. Then let fall</l>
<l>Your horrible pleasure. <reg orig="Heere">Here</reg> I stand your <reg orig="Slaue">Slave</reg>,</l>
<l>A <reg orig="poore">poor</reg>, <reg orig="infirme">infirm</reg>, <reg orig="weake">weak</reg>, and <reg orig="dispis'd">despised</reg> old man:</l>
<l>But yet I call you <reg orig="Seruile">Servile</reg> Ministers,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> with two pernicious Daughters <reg orig="ioyne">join</reg></l>
<l>Your <reg orig="high-engender'd">high-engendered</reg> <reg orig="Battailes">Battles</reg>, <reg orig="'gainst">against</reg> a head</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> old, and white as this. O, ho! <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> <reg orig="foule">foul</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>He <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> has a house <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="put's">put his</reg> head <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>, has a good<lb/>
<reg orig="Head-peece">Head-piece</reg>:<lb/>
The Codpiece <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> house, before the head has any;<lb/>
The Head, and he shall <reg orig="Lowse">Louse</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <reg orig="Beggers">Beggars</reg> marry many.<lb/>
The man <reg orig="yt"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg></reg> makes his Toe, what he his Hart <reg orig="shold">should</reg> make,<lb/>
Shall of a <reg orig="Corne">Corn</reg> cry woe, and <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> his <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> wake.<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> there was <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> yet <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> woman, but <reg orig="shee">she</reg> made<lb/>
<reg orig="mouthes">mouths</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <reg orig="glasse">glass</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Kent.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be the <reg orig="patterne">pattern</reg> of all patience,</l>
<l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> say nothing.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg><reg orig="'s"> is</reg> there?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Marry here<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> Grace, and a Codpiece, <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> a<lb/>
Wiseman, and a <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Alas Sir are you here? Things <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg> night,</l>
<l><reg orig="Loue">Love</reg> not such nights as these: The <reg orig="wrathfull">wrathful</reg> Skies</l>
<l>Gallow the very wanderers of the <reg orig="darke">dark</reg></l>
<l>And make them <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> their <reg orig="Caues">Caves</reg>: Since I was man,</l>
<l>Such sheets of Fire, such bursts of horrid Thunder,</l>
<l>Such <reg orig="groanes">groans</reg> of roaring <reg orig="Winde">Wind</reg>, and <reg orig="Raine">Rain</reg>, I <reg orig="neuer">never</reg></l>
<l>Remember <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> heard. <reg orig="Mans">Man's</reg> Nature cannot carry</l>
<l><reg orig="Th'">The </reg>affliction, nor the <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Let the great <reg orig="Goddes">Gods</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> this <reg orig="dreadfull">dreadful</reg> pudder <reg orig="o're">over</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> heads,</l>
<l><reg orig="Finde">Find</reg> out their enemies now. Tremble thou Wretch,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> hast within thee <reg orig="vndivulged">undivulged</reg> Crimes</l>
<l><reg orig="Vnwhipt">Unwhipped</reg> of <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg>. Hide thee, thou <reg orig="Bloudy">Bloody</reg> hand;</l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="Periur'd">Perjured</reg>, and thou Simular of Vertue</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> art Incestuous. <reg orig="Caytiffe">Caitiff</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="peeces">pieces</reg> shake</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> <reg orig="couert">covert</reg>, and <reg orig="conuenient">convenient</reg> seeming</l>
<l><reg orig="Ha's">Ha is</reg> <reg orig="practis'd">practised</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> life. Close <reg orig="pent-vp">pent-up</reg> guilts,</l>
<l><reg orig="Riue">Rive</reg> your concealing Continents, and cry</l>
<l>These <reg orig="dreadfull">dreadful</reg> Summoners grace. I am a man,</l>
<l>More <reg orig="sinn'd">sinned</reg> against, <reg orig="then">than</reg> sinning.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><reg orig="Alacke">Alack</reg>, bare-headed?</l>
<l>Gracious my Lord, hard <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">by</seg> <reg orig="heere">here</reg> is a <reg orig="Houell">Hovel</reg>,</l>
<l>Some friendship <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> it lend you <reg orig="'gainst">against</reg> the Tempest:</l>
<l>Repose you there, while I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this hard house,</l>
<l>(More harder <reg orig="then">than</reg> the stones whereof <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> <reg orig="rais'd">raised</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="euen">even</reg> but now, demanding after you,</l>
<l><reg orig="Deny'd">Denied</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> come <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>) <reg orig="returne">return</reg>, and force</l>
<l>Their scanted <reg orig="curtesie">courtesy</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>My wits begin <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="turne">turn</reg>.</l>
<l>Come <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> 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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">Art</seg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Necessities is strange,</l>
<l>And can make <reg orig="vilde">vile</reg> things precious. Come, your <reg orig="Houel">Hovel</reg>;</l>
<l><reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>, and <reg orig="Knaue">Knave</reg>,I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> one part <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my heart</l>
<l><reg orig="That's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> is</reg> sorry yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>He <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> has and a little-tyne wit,<lb/>
With heigh-ho, the <reg orig="Winde">Wind</reg> and the <reg orig="Raine">Rain</reg>,<lb/>
Must make content with his Fortunes fit,<lb/>
Though the <reg orig="Raine">Rain</reg> it <reg orig="raineth">rains</reg> <reg orig="euery">every</reg> day.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>True Boy: Come bring <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this <reg orig="Houell">Hovel</reg>.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>This is a <reg orig="braue">brave</reg> night <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="coole">cool</reg> a <reg orig="Curtizan">Courtesan</reg>:<lb/>
<reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> a <reg orig="Prophesie">Prophecy</reg> ere I go:<lb/>
When Priests are more <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> word, <reg orig="then">than</reg> matter;<lb/>
When Brewers <reg orig="marre">mar</reg> their Malt with water;<lb/>
When Nobles are their <reg orig="Taylors">Tailors'</reg> Tutors,<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> <reg orig="Heretiques">Heretics</reg> <reg orig="burn'd">burned</reg>, but <reg orig="wenches">wenches'</reg> <reg orig="Sutors">Suitors</reg>;<lb/>
When <reg orig="euery">every</reg> Case <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Law, is right;<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> Squire <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> debt, nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Knight;<lb/>
When Slanders do not <reg orig="liue">live</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Tongues;<lb/>
Nor Cut-purses come not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> throngs;<lb/>
When <reg orig="Vsurers">Usurers</reg> tell their Gold <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg>Field,<lb/>
And <reg orig="Baudes">Bawds</reg>, and whores, do Churches build,<lb/>
Then <reg orig="shal">shall</reg> the <reg orig="Realme">Realm</reg> of Albion, come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> great confusion:<lb/>
Then comes the time, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <reg orig="liues">lives</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="see't">see it</reg>,<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> going <reg orig="shal">shall</reg> be <reg orig="vs'd">used</reg> with feet.<lb/>
This <reg orig="prophecie">prophecy</reg> Merlin shall make, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I <reg orig="liue">live</reg> before his time.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="3" type="scene">
<head>Scaena Tertia.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Gloster, and Edmund.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><reg orig="Alacke">Alack</reg>, <reg orig="alacke">alack</reg> Edmund, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> not this <reg orig="vnnaturall">unnatural</reg></l>
<l>dealing; when I desired their <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I might pity him,</l>
<l>they <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> from me the <reg orig="vse">use</reg> of mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> house, <reg orig="charg'd">charged</reg></l>
<l>me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <reg orig="paine">pain</reg> of <reg orig="perpetuall">perpetual</reg> displeasure, neither <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg></l>
<l>of him, entreat <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him, or any way <reg orig="sustaine">sustain</reg> him.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</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="too"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg></reg>,; say you nothing. There is <reg orig="diuision">division</reg> <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> the Dukes, and a <reg orig="worsse">worse</reg> matter <reg orig="then">than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>: I <reg orig="haue">have</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="receiued">received</reg> a Letter this night, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> dangerous <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be spoken,<lb/>
I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="lock'd">locked</reg> the Letter <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="Closset">Closet</reg>, these <reg orig="iniuries">injuries</reg> the<lb/>
King now <reg orig="beares">bears</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be <reg orig="reuenged">revenged</reg> home; <reg orig="ther">there</reg> is part of<lb/>
a Power already footed, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> must incline <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the King, I<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="looke">look</reg> him, and <reg orig="priuily">privily</reg> <reg orig="relieue">relieve</reg> him; <reg orig="goe">go</reg> you and<lb/>
<reg orig="maintaine">maintain</reg> <reg orig="talke">talk</reg> with the Duke, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> my charity be not of<lb/>
him <reg orig="perceiued">perceived</reg>; If he <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me, I am ill, and gone <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg><lb/>
bed, if I die <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it, (as <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> is <reg orig="threatned">threatened</reg> me) the King<lb/>
my old Master must be <reg orig="relieued">relieved</reg>. There is strange things<lb/>
toward Edmund, pray you be <reg orig="carefull">careful</reg>.</p></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>This <reg orig="Curtesie">Courtesy</reg> forbid thee, shall the Duke</l>
<l>Instantly know, and of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> Letter too;</l>
<l>This <reg orig="seemes">seems</reg> a <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <reg orig="deseruing">deserving</reg>, and must draw me</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> my Father looses: <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> all,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="yonger">younger</reg> rises, when the old doth fall.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="4" type="scene">
<head>Scena Quarta.</head>

<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,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="tirrany">tyranny</reg> of the open night<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> too rough</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> Nature <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> endure.</l></sp> <stage><l>Storme still</l></stage> 
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Let me alone.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Good my Lord enter <reg orig="heere">here</reg>.</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>,</l>
<l>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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> this contentious <reg orig="storme">storm</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Inuades">Invades</reg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="skinso">skin <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg></reg>: <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee,</l>
<l>But where the greater malady is <reg orig="fixt">fixed</reg>,</l>
<l>The lesser is scarce felt. <reg orig="Thou'dst">Thou wouldst</reg> shun a <reg orig="Beare">Bear</reg>,</l>
<l>But if <corr sic="they">thy</corr> flight lay toward the roaring Sea,</l>
<l><reg orig="Thou'dst">Thou wouldst</reg> <reg orig="meete">meet</reg> the <reg orig="Beare">Bear</reg> <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg>mouth, when the mind<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> free,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="bodies">body is</reg> delicate: the tempest <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> 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> there, <reg orig="Filliall">Filial</reg> ingratitude,</l>
<l>Is it not as this mouth should <reg orig="teare">tear</reg> this hand</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> lifting food <reg orig="too't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it</reg>? But I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> punish home;</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more; <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> such a night,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> shut me out? <reg orig="Poure">Pour</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> endure:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> such a night as this? O Regan, Gonerill,</l>
<l>Your old kind Father, whose <reg orig="franke">frank</reg> heart <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> all,</l>
<l>O <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> way <reg orig="madnesse">madness</reg> lies, let me shun <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> more of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Good my Lord enter here.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Prythee">Prithee</reg> go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> <reg orig="thy selfe">thyself</reg>, <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> thine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> ease,</l>
<l>This tempest <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> ponder</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> things would hurt me more, but <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="goe">go</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>,</l>
   <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">In</seg> Boy, go first. You <reg orig="houselesse">house-less</reg> <reg orig="pouertie">poverty</reg>,</l></sp><stage> Exit.</stage>
   <sp who="A">
<l>Nay get thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>; <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> pray, and then <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg>.</l>
<l><reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> naked wretches, <reg orig="where so ere">wheresoever</reg> you are</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> bide the pelting of this <reg orig="pittilesse">pitiless</reg> <reg orig="storme">storm</reg>,</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="lop'd">lopped</reg>, and <reg orig="window'd">windowed</reg> <reg orig="raggednesse">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> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="feele">feel</reg> what wretches <reg orig="feele">feel</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> thou <reg orig="maist">mayst</reg> shake the superflux <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> them,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="shew">show</reg> the <reg orig="Heauens">Heavens</reg> more <reg orig="iust">just</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Edgar, and Foole.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Fathom, and <reg orig="halfe">half</reg>, Fathom and <reg orig="halfe">half</reg>; <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Tom.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Come not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="heere">here</reg> Nuncle, here<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> a spirit, <reg orig="helpe">help</reg><lb/>
me, <reg orig="helpe">help</reg> me.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me thy hand, <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg><reg orig="'s"> is</reg> there?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>A <reg orig="spirite">spirit</reg>, a <reg orig="spirite">spirit</reg>, he <reg orig="sayes">says</reg> his name<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <reg orig="poore">poor</reg><lb/>
Tom.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>What art thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> dost grumble there <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg></l>
<l>straw? Come forth.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p>Away, the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> Fiend <reg orig="followes">follows</reg> me, through the<lb/>
sharpe <reg orig="Hauthorne">Hawthorn</reg> blow the <reg orig="windes">winds</reg>. Humh, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy<lb/>
bed and <reg orig="warme">warm</reg> thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p><reg orig="Did'st">Didst</reg> thou <reg orig="giue">give</reg> all <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy Daughters? And art<lb/>
thou come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this?</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> <reg orig="giues">gives</reg> <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Tom? Whom<lb/>
the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> fiend hath led though Fire, and through Flame,<lb/>
through Sword, and <reg orig="Whirle-Poole">whirlpool</reg>, <reg orig="o're">over</reg> Bog, and Quagmire, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> hath laid <reg orig="Kniues">Knives</reg> <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> his Pillow, and Halters<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his <reg orig="Pue">Pew</reg>, set Rats-bane <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> his <reg orig="Porredge">Porridge</reg>, made him<lb/>
Proud of heart, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> ride <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> a Bay trotting Horse, <reg orig="ouer">over</reg> <reg orig="foure">four</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="incht">inched</reg> Bridges, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> course his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> shadow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a Traitor.<lb/>
<reg orig="Blisse">Bliss</reg> thy <reg orig="fiue">five</reg> Wits, Toms <reg orig="a cold">a-cold</reg>. O do, de, do, de, do de,<lb/>
<reg orig="blisse">bliss</reg> thee from <reg orig="Whirle-Windes">whirlwinds</reg>, <reg orig="Starre-blasting">Star-blasting</reg>, and taking, do <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Tom some <reg orig="charitie">charity</reg>, whom the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> Fiend<lb/>
vexes. There could I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> him now, and there, and there<lb/>
<reg orig="againe">again</reg>, and there.</p></sp> <stage><l>Storme still. </l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Ha's">Ha is</reg> his Daughters brought him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this <reg orig="passe">pass</reg>?</l>
<l><reg orig="Could'st">Couldst</reg> thou <reg orig="saue">save</reg> nothing? <reg orig="Would'st">Wouldst</reg> thou <reg orig="giue">give</reg> <reg orig="'em">them</reg> all?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>Nay, he <reg orig="reseru'd">reserved</reg> a Blanket, else <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> had <reg orig="bin">been</reg> all<lb/>
<reg orig="sham'd">shamed</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Now all the plagues <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the pendulous <reg orig="ayre">air</reg></l>
<l>Hang fated <reg orig="o're">over</reg> <reg orig="mens">men's</reg> faults, light <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> thy Daughters.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>He hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> Daughters Sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Death Traitor, nothing could <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="subdu'd">subdued</reg> Nature</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> such a <reg orig="lownesse">lowness</reg>, but his <reg orig="vnkind">unkind</reg> Daughters.</l>
<l>Is it the fashion, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> discarded Fathers,</l>
<l>Should <reg orig="haue">have</reg> thus little mercy <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> their flesh:</l>
<l><reg orig="Iudicious">Judicious</reg> punishment, <reg orig="'twas">it was</reg> this flesh begot</l>
<l>Those <reg orig="Pelicane">Pelican</reg> Daughters.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p>Pillicock sat <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> Pillicock hill, <reg orig="alow">allow</reg>: <reg orig="alow">allow</reg>, loo, loo.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>This cold night <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> all <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="Fooles">Fools</reg>,and<lb/>
Madmen.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p>Take heed <reg orig="o'th'">of the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg></reg> Fiend, obey thy Parents, <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> thy words <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg>, <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> not, commit not,<lb/>
with <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> <reg orig="sworne">sworn</reg> Spouse: set not thy Sweet-heart <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg><lb/>
proud array. Tom<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <reg orig="a cold">a-cold</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>What hast thou <reg orig="bin">been</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p>A <reg orig="Seruingman">Serving-man</reg>? Proud <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> heart, and <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>; <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg><lb/>
<reg orig="curl'd">curled</reg> my <reg orig="haire">hair</reg>, wore <reg orig="Gloues">Gloves</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my cap; <reg orig="seru'd">served</reg> the Lust<lb/>
of my <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg> heart, and did the <reg orig="acte">act</reg> of <reg orig="darkenesse">darkness</reg> with<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>. Swore as many <reg orig="Oathes">Oaths</reg>, as I spake words, <reg orig="&">and</reg> broke<lb/>
them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the sweet face of <reg orig="Heauen">Heaven</reg>. One, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> slept <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the<lb/>
<reg orig="contriuing">contriving</reg> of Lust, and <reg orig="wak'd">waked</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg> it. Wine <reg orig="lou'd">loved</reg> I<lb/>
<reg orig="deerely">dearly</reg>, Dice <reg orig="deerely">dearly</reg>;and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Woman, <reg orig="out-Paramour'd">out-Paramoured</reg><lb/>
the <reg orig="Turke">Turk</reg>. False of heart, light of <reg orig="eare">ear</reg>, bloody of hand;<lb/>
Hog <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> sloth, <reg orig="Foxe">Fox</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> stealth, <reg orig="Wolfe">Wolf</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="greedinesse">greediness</reg>, Dog<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="madnes">madness</reg>, <reg orig="Lyon">Lion</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> prey. Let not the creaking of <reg orig="shooes">shoes</reg>,<lb/>
Nor the rustling of <reg orig="Silkes">Silks</reg>, betray thy <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> heart <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> woman. <reg orig="Keepe">Keep</reg> thy <reg orig="foote">foot</reg> out of Brothels, thy hand out of<lb/>
Plackets, thy pen from <reg orig="Lenders">Lenders'</reg> <reg orig="Bookes">Books</reg>, and <reg orig="defye">defy</reg> the<lb/>
<reg orig="foule">foul</reg> Fiend. Still through the <reg orig="Hauthorne">Hawthorn</reg> <reg orig="blowes">blows</reg> the<lb/>
cold <reg orig="winde">wind</reg>: <reg orig="Sayes">Says</reg> suum, mun, nonny, Dolphin my Boy,<lb/>
Boy Sesey: let him trot <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">by</seg>.</p></sp> <stage><l>Storme still.</l></stage> 
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Thou wert better <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <reg orig="Graue">Grave</reg>, <reg orig="then">than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="answere">answer</reg><lb/>
with thy <reg orig="vncouer'd">uncovered</reg> body, this <reg orig="extremitie">extremity</reg> of the Skies. Is<lb/>
man <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more <reg orig="then">than</reg> this? Consider him well. Thou <reg orig="ow'st">owest</reg><lb/>
the <reg orig="Worme">Worm</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="Silke">Silk</reg>; the Beast, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> Hide; the <reg orig="Sheepe">Sheep</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg><lb/>
<reg orig="Wooll">Wool</reg>; the Cat, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> perfume. Ha? Here<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> three <reg orig="on's">of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> are<lb/>
sophisticated. Thou art the thing <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg>; <reg orig="vnaccommodated">unaccommodated</reg> man, is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more but such a <reg orig="poore">poor</reg>, bare, forked <reg orig="Animall">Animal</reg> as thou art. Off, off you Lendings: Come, <reg orig="vnbutton">unbutton</reg> <reg orig="heere">here</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Gloucester, with a Torch.</l></stage>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p><reg orig="Prythee">Prithee</reg> <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg> be contented, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> a <reg orig="naughtie">naughty</reg><lb/>
night <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="swimme">swim</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>. Now a little fire <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <reg orig="wilde">wild</reg> Field,<lb/>
were <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> an old <reg orig="Letchers">Lecher's</reg> heart, a small spark, all the rest<lb/>
<reg orig="on's">of his</reg> body, cold: <reg orig="Looke">Look</reg>, <reg orig="heere">here</reg> comes a walking fire.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p>This is the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> Flibbertigibbet; <reg orig="hee">he</reg> begins at<lb/>
Curfew, and <reg orig="walkes">walks</reg> at first <reg orig="Cocke">Cock</reg> : <reg orig="Hee">He</reg> <reg orig="giues">gives</reg> the Web<lb/>
and the Pin, squints the eye, and makes the <reg orig="Hare-lippe">Harelip</reg>;<lb/>
<reg orig="Mildewes">Mildews</reg> the white <reg orig="Wheate">Wheat</reg>, and hurts the <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Creature of earth.<lb/>
<reg orig="Swithold">Swithun</reg> footed thrice the old,<lb/>
He met the Night-Mare, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> nine-fold;<lb/>
Bid <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="a-light">alight</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> troth-plight,<lb/>
And <reg orig="aroynt">aroint</reg> thee Witch, <reg orig="aroynt">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>What<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> he?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg><reg orig="'s"> is</reg> there? What <reg orig="is't">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, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="eates">eats</reg> the swimming Frog, the<lb/>
Toad, the Tod-pole, the <reg orig="wall-Neut">wall-Newt</reg>, and the water: <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg><lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="furie">fury</reg> of his heart, when the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> Fiend rages, eats<lb/>
Cow-dung <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="Sallets">Salads</reg>; <reg orig="swallowes">swallows</reg> the old Rat, and the<lb/>
<reg orig="ditch-Dogge">ditch-Dog</reg>; <reg orig="drinkes">drinks</reg> the green Mantle of the standing<lb/>
Poole: <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> is <reg orig="whipt">whipped</reg> from <reg orig="Tything">Tithing</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="Tything">Tithing</reg>, and<lb/>
<reg orig="stockt">stocked</reg>, <reg orig="punish'd">punished</reg>, and <reg orig="imprison'd">imprisoned</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> hath three Suites<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his <reg orig="backe">back</reg>, <reg orig="sixe">six</reg> shirts <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his body:<lb/>
Horse <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> ride, and weapon <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="weare">wear</reg>:<lb/>
But Mice, and Rats, and such small <reg orig="Deare">Dear</reg>,<lb/>
<reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> <reg orig="bin">been</reg> Toms food, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="seuen">seven</reg> long <reg orig="yeare">year</reg>:<lb/>
Beware my Follower. Peace Smulkin, peace thou Fiend.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>What, hath your Grace <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> better company?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>The Prince of <reg orig="Darkenesse">Darkness</reg> is a Gentleman. Modo</l>
<l>he<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <reg orig="call'd">called</reg>, and Mahu.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> flesh and blood, my Lord, is <reg orig="growne">grown</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg></l>
<l><reg orig="vilde">vile</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> it doth hate what gets it.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> Tom<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <reg orig="a cold">a-cold</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> with me; my duty cannot suffer</l>
<l><reg orig="T'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> </reg>obey <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> all your <reg orig="daughters">daughters'</reg> hard commands:</l>
<l>Though their <reg orig="Iniunction">Injunction</reg> be <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="barre">bar</reg> my <reg orig="doores">doors</reg>,</l>
<l>And let this Tyrannous night take hold <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> you,</l>
<l>Yet <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I ventured <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> come <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> you out,</l>
<l>And bring you where both fire, and food is ready.</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>Good my Lord take his offer,</l>
<l>Go into <reg orig="th'">the </reg>house.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="talke">talk</reg> a word with this same <reg orig="lerned">learned</reg> Theban:</l>
<l>What is your study?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>How <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="preuent">prevent</reg> the Fiend, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> 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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="priuate">private</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Importune him once more <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> go my Lord,</l>
<l>His wits begin <reg orig="t'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> </reg> <reg orig="vnsettle">unsettle</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Canst thou blame him? </l></sp>
   <stage>Storm still</stage>
   <sp who="F">
<l>His Daughters <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> his death: Ah, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> good Kent,</l>
<l>He said it would be thus: <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="banish'd">banished</reg> man:</l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="sayest">sayst</reg> the King <reg orig="growes">grows</reg> mad, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></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-law'd">outlawed</reg> from my blood: he sought my life</l>
<l>But lately: very late: I <reg orig="lou'd">loved</reg> him (Friend)</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> Father his <reg orig="Sonne">Son</reg> <reg orig="deerer">dearer</reg>: true <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> tell thee</l>
<l>The <reg orig="greefe">grief</reg> hath <reg orig="craz'd">crazed</reg> my wits. What a night<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> this?</l>
<l>I do beseech your grace.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>O cry you mercy, Sir:</l>
<l>Noble Philosopher, your company.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Tom<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <reg orig="a cold">a-cold</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">In</seg> fellow there, into <reg orig="th'">the <reg orig="Houel">Hovel</reg></reg>; keep thee warm.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Come, <reg orig="let's">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> 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;</l>
<l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> still with my Philosopher.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Good my Lord, sooth him:</l>
<l>Let him take the Fellow.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Take him you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><reg orig="Sirra">Sirrah</reg>, come <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>: go along with <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Come, good Athenian.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> words, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> words, hush.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Childe">Child</reg> Rowland <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> Tower came,</l>
<l>His word was still, fie, foh, and <reg orig="fumme">fum</reg>,</l>
<l>I smell the blood of a <reg orig="Brittish">British</reg> man.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="5" type="scene">
<head>Scena Quinta.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Cornwall, and Edmund.</l></stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><p>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> my <reg orig="reuenge">revenge</reg>, ere I depart his house.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>How my Lord, I may be censured, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> Nature<lb/>
thus <reg orig="giues">gives</reg> way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="Loyaltie">Loyalty</reg>, something <reg orig="feares">fears</reg> <reg orig="mee">me</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg><lb/>
<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<lb/>
<reg orig="Brothers">Brother's</reg> <reg orig="euill">evil</reg> disposition made him <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> his death: but<lb/>
a <reg orig="prouoking">provoking</reg> merit set <reg orig="a-worke">a-work</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> a <reg orig="reprouable">reprovable</reg> <reg orig="badnesse">badness</reg><lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>How malicious is my fortune, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I must repent <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="iust">just</reg>? This is the Letter <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="hee">he</reg> <reg orig="spoake">spoke</reg> of;<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="approues">approves</reg> him an intelligent <reg orig="partie">party</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="aduantages">advantages</reg> of France. O <reg orig="Heauens">Heavens</reg>! <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> this Treason were not;<lb/>
or not I the detector.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><p>Go with me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="Dutchesse">Duchess</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>If the matter of this Paper be certain, you <reg orig="haue">have</reg><lb/>
mighty <reg orig="businesse">business</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hand.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><p>True or false, it hath made thee <reg orig="Earle">Earl</reg> of Gloucester: <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> out where thy Father is, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <reg orig="hee">he</reg> may <reg orig="bee">be</reg><lb/>
ready <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> apprehension.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><p>If I <reg orig="finde">find</reg> him comforting the King, it <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="stuffe">stuff</reg><lb/>
his <reg orig="suspition">suspicion</reg> more fully. I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="perseuer">persevere</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my course of<lb/>
Loyalty, though the conflict be sore <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, and<lb/>
my blood.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><p>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> lay trust <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> thee: and thou shalt <reg orig="finde">find</reg><lb/>
a <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> Father <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="loue">love</reg>.</p></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt.</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="6" type="scene">
<head>Scena Sexta.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Kent, and Gloucester.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg> is better <reg orig="then">than</reg> the open <reg orig="ayre">air</reg>, take it thankfully: I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="peece">piece</reg> out the comfort with what addition I<lb/>
can: I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not be long from you.</p></sp> <stage><l>Exit</l></stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>All the <reg orig="powre">power</reg> of his wits, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="giuen">given</reg> way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his<lb/>
impatience: the Gods reward your <reg orig="kindnesse">kindness</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Lear, Edgar, and Foole.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p>Fraterretto <reg orig="cals">calls</reg> me, and tells me Nero is an Angler <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Lake of <reg orig="Darknesse">Darkness</reg>: pray Innocent, and beware<lb/>
the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> Fiend.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p><reg orig="Prythee">Prithee</reg> <reg orig="Nunkle">Nuncle</reg> tell me, whether a madman be<lb/>
a Gentleman, or a Yeoman.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>A King, a King.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, he<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> a Yeoman, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="ha's">ha is</reg> a Gentleman <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg><lb/>
his <reg orig="Sonne">Son</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <reg orig="hee">he<reg orig="'s"></reg> is</reg> a mad Yeoman <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> sees his <reg orig="Sonne">Son</reg> a<lb/>
Gentleman before him.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a thousand with red burning spits</l>
<l>Come <reg orig="hizzing">hissing</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> <reg orig="'em">them</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p><reg orig="Blesse">Bless</reg> thy <reg orig="fiue">five</reg> wits.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>O <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg>: Sir, where is the patience now</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> oft <reg orig="haue">have</reg> boasted <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="retaine">retain</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>My <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> begin <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> take his part <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much,</l>
<l>They <reg orig="marre">mar</reg> my <reg orig="counterfetting">counterfeiting</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>The little <reg orig="dogges">dogs</reg>, and all;</l>
<l>Trey, Blanch, and Sweet-heart: see, they <reg orig="barke">bark</reg> at me.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Tom, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> throw his head at them: <reg orig="Auaunt">Avaunt</reg> you</l>
<l><reg orig="Curres">Curs</reg>, be thy mouth or <reg orig="blacke">black</reg> or white:</l>
<l>Tooth <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="poysons">poisons</reg> if it bite:</l>
<l><reg orig="Mastiffe">Mastiff</reg>, Grey-hound, <reg orig="Mongrill">Mongrel</reg>, Grim,</l>
<l>Hound or <reg orig="Spaniell">Spaniel</reg>, <reg orig="Brache">Brach</reg>, or Hym:</l>
<l>Or <reg orig="Bobtaile">Bobtail</reg> tight, or Troudle <reg orig="taile">tail</reg>,</l>
<l>Tom <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> make him <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg> and <reg orig="waile">wail</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> with throwing thus my head;</l>
<l>Dogs leapt the hatch, and all are fled.</l>
<l>Do, de, de, de: sese: Come, march <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Wakes and <reg orig="Fayres">Fairs</reg>,</l>
<l>And Market <reg orig="Townes">Towns</reg>: <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Tom thy <reg orig="horne">horn</reg> is dry,</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Then let them <reg orig="Anatomize">Anatomise</reg> Regan: See what<lb/>
breeds about <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> heart. Is there any cause <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Nature <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg><lb/>
make these hard-hearts. You sir, I <reg orig="entertaine">entertain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> one of<lb/>
my hundred; only, I do not <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> the fashion of your garments. You <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> say they are Persian; but let them <reg orig="bee">be</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="chang'd">changed</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Gloster.</l></stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Now good my Lord, <reg orig="lye">lie</reg> <reg orig="heere">here</reg>, and rest awhile.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Make <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> noise, make <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> noise, draw the <reg orig="Curtaines">Curtains</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg>, <reg orig="wee'l"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> go <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Supper <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg>morning.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Fool.</speaker><p>And <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> go <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> bed at <reg orig="noone">noon</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Come hither Friend:</l>
<l>Where is the King my Master?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Here Sir, but trouble him not, his wits are <reg orig="gon">gone</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Good friend, I <reg orig="prythee">prithee</reg> take him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>;</l>
<l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> ore-heard a plot of death <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> him:</l>
<l>There is a Litter ready, lay him <reg orig="in't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> it</reg>,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="driue">drive</reg> toward Douer friend, where thou shalt <reg orig="meete">meet</reg></l>
<l>Both welcome, and protection. Take <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> thy Master,</l>
<l>If thou <reg orig="should'st">shouldest</reg> dally <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> an <reg orig="houre">hour</reg>, his life</l>
<l>With thine, and all <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> offer <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> defend him,</l>
<l>Stand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> assured <reg orig="losse">loss</reg>. Take <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg>, take <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg>,</l>
<l>And follow me, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> some <reg orig="prouision">provision</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> thee <reg orig="quicke">quick</reg> conduct. Come, come, away.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="7" type="scene">
<head>Scena Septima.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Cornwall, Regan, Gonerill, Bastard,</l>
<l>and Seruants.</l></stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l><reg orig="Poste">Post</reg> speedily <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my Lord your husband, <reg orig="shew">show</reg></l>
<l>him this Letter, the Army of France is landed: <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> out</l>
<l>the Traitor Glouster.</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><p><reg orig="Leaue">Leave</reg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my displeasure. Edmond, <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg><lb/>
you <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Sister company: the <reg orig="reuenges">revenges</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> are bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg><lb/>
take <reg orig="vppon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> your Traitorous Father, are not fit <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your<lb/>
beholding. <reg orig="Aduice">Advise</reg> the Duke where you are going, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a<lb/>
most <reg orig="festiuate">festinate</reg> preparation: <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> are bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">like</seg>. <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg><lb/>
<reg orig="Postes">Posts</reg> shall be swift, and intelligent betwixt <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>. Farewell <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> Sister, farewell my Lord of Glouster.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Steward.</l></stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>How now? Where<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> the King?</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>My Lord of Glouster hath <reg orig="conuey'd">conveyed</reg> him hence</l>
<l>Some <reg orig="fiue">five</reg> or six and thirty of his Knights</l>
<l>Hot Questrists after him, met him at gate,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg>, with some other of the Lords, dependants,</l>
<l>Are gone with him toward Douer; where they boast</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> well armed Friends.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Get horses <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> 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</l></stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Edmund farewell: go seek the Traitor Gloster,</l>
<l><reg orig="Pinnion">Pinion</reg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a <reg orig="Theefe">Thief</reg>, bring him before <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg></reg>:</l>
<l>Though well <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> may not <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> his life</l>
<l>Without the <reg orig="forme">form</reg> of <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg>: yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> power</l>
<l>Shall do a <reg orig="curt'sie">courtesy</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> wrath, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> men</l>
<l>May blame, but not <reg orig="comptroll">control</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Gloucester, and Seruants.</l></stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg><reg orig="'s"> is</reg> there? the Traitor?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Ingratefull">Ingrateful</reg> Fox, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> he.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l><reg orig="Binde">Bind</reg> fast his corky <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>What <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> your Graces?</l>
<l>Good my Friends consider you are my <reg orig="Ghests">Guests</reg>:</l>
<l>Do me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> play, Friends.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l><reg orig="Binde">Bind</reg> him I say.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Hard, hard: O filthy Traitor.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><reg orig="Vnmercifull">Unmerciful</reg> Lady, as you are, <reg orig="I'me">I am</reg> none.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> this <reg orig="Chaire">Chair</reg> <reg orig="binde">bind</reg> him,</l>
<l><reg orig="Villaine">Villain</reg>, thou shalt <reg orig="finde">find</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> the <reg orig="kinde">kind</reg> Gods, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> most ignobly done</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="plucke">pluck</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the Beard.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> white, and such a Traitor?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Naughty <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg>,</l>
<l>These <reg orig="haires">hairs</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> thou dost <reg orig="rauish">ravish</reg> from my chin</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> quicken and accuse thee. I am your Host,</l>
<l>With Robbers hands, my hospitable <reg orig="fauours">favours</reg></l>
<l>You should not ruffle thus. What <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you do?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Come Sir.</l>
<l>What Letters had you late from France?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Be simple <reg orig="answer'd">answered</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> know the truth.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>And what <reg orig="confederacie">confederacy</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you with the Traitors, late footed <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="Kingdome">Kingdom</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> whose hands</l>
<l>You <reg orig="haue">have</reg> sent the <reg orig="Lunaticke">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 guessingly set <reg orig="downe">down</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> came from one <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> of a <reg orig="newtrall">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><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> Douer.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Wherefore <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Douer?</l>
<l><reg orig="Was't">Wast</reg> thou not <reg orig="charg'd">charged</reg> at <reg orig="perill">peril</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Wherefore <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Douer? Let him answer <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>I am <reg orig="tyed">tied</reg> <reg orig="to'th'Stake"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the stake</reg>,</l>
<l>And I must stand the Course.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Wherefore <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Douer?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Because I would not see thy <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> <reg orig="Nailes">Nails</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Plucke">Pluck</reg> out his <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> old eyes: nor thy fierce Sister,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> his <reg orig="Annointed">Anointed</reg> flesh, <reg orig="sticke">stick</reg> boarish <reg orig="phangs">fangs</reg>.</l>
<l>The Sea, with such a <reg orig="storme">storm</reg> as his bare head,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="Hell-blacke-night">Hell-black-night</reg> <reg orig="indur'd">endured</reg>, would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="buoy'd">buoyed</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg></l>
<l>And <reg orig="quench'd">quenched</reg> the Stelled fires:</l>
<l>Yet <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> old heart, he <reg orig="holpe">holp</reg> the <reg orig="Heauens">Heavens</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="raine">rain</reg>.</l>
<l>If <reg orig="Wolues">Wolves</reg> had at thy Gate <reg orig="howl'd">howled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="sterne">stern</reg> time,</l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="should'st">shouldest</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> said, good Porter <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> the Key:</l>
<l>All Cruels else subscribe: 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="See't">See it</reg> shalt thou <reg orig="neuer">never</reg>. <reg orig="Fellowes">Fellows</reg> hold ye <reg orig="Chaire">Chair</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> these eyes of thine, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> set my <reg orig="foote">foot</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>He <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <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 you Gods.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>One side <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="mocke">mock</reg> another: <reg orig="Th'">The </reg>other too.</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> you <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> since I was a <reg orig="Childe">Child</reg>:</l>
<l>But better <reg orig="seruice">service</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> done you,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> now <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> 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"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> your chin,</l>
<l><reg orig="I'ld">I would</reg> shake it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> this <reg orig="quarrell">quarrel</reg>. What do you <reg orig="meane">mean</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>My <reg orig="Villaine">Villain</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="AJ"><speaker>Ser 1.</speaker><l>Nay then come <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>, 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="pezant">peasant</reg> stand <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> thus?</l></sp>
<stage><l>Killes him.</l></stage>
<sp who="AJ"><speaker>Ser 1.</speaker><l><reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, I am <reg orig="slaine">slain</reg>: my Lord,you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> one eye left</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> see some <reg orig="mischefe">mischief</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> him. <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>,.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Lest it see more, <reg orig="preuent">prevent</reg> it; Out <reg orig="vilde">vile</reg> <reg orig="gelly">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="comfortlesse">comfortless</reg>?</l>
<l>Where<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> my <reg orig="Sonne">Son</reg> Edmund?</l>
<l>Edmund, enkindle all the <reg orig="sparkes">sparks</reg> of Nature</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> quit this horrid <reg orig="acte">act</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Out treacherous <reg orig="Villaine">Villain</reg>,</l>
<l>Thou call'st <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> him, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> hates thee. It was he</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> made the <reg orig="ouerture">overture</reg> of thy Treasons <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> is too good <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg> thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>O my Follies! then Edgar was <reg orig="abus'd">abused</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Kinde">Kind</reg> Gods, <reg orig="forgiue">forgive</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>,and prosper him.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Go thrust him out at gates, and let him smell</l>
<l>His way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Douer.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit with Glouster.</l></stage>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>How <reg orig="is't">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 Lady;</l>
<l><reg orig="Turne">Turn</reg> out <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="eyelesse">eyeless</reg> <reg orig="Villaine">Villain</reg>: throw this <reg orig="Slaue">Slave</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> the Dunghill: Regan, I bleed apace,</l>
<l><reg orig="Vntimely">Untimely</reg> comes this hurt. <reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me your <reg orig="arme">arm</reg>.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt,</l></stage>
</div2>
</div1>

<div1 n="4" type="act">
<div2 n="1" type="scene">
<head>Actus Quartus. Scena Prima.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Edgar.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker>
   <l>Yet better thus and <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="contemn'd">contemned</reg>, </l>
   <l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> still <reg orig="contemn'd">contemned</reg> and <reg orig="flatter'd">flattered</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be worst:</l>
<l>The lowest, and most <reg orig="deiected">dejected</reg> thing of Fortune,</l>
<l>Stands still <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> esperance, <reg orig="liues">lives</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>:</l>
<l>The lamentable change is from the best,</l>
<l>The worst <reg orig="returnes">returns</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> laughter. Welcome then,</l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="vnsubstantiall">unsubstantial</reg> <reg orig="ayre">air</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I embrace:</l>
<l>The Wretch <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> thou hast <reg orig="blowne">blown</reg> <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> the worst,</l>
<l>Owes nothing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy blasts.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Glouster, and an Old man.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> comes <reg orig="heere">here</reg>? My Father <reg orig="poorely">poorly</reg> led?</l>
<l>World, World, O world!</l>
<l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> thy strange mutations make <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> hate thee,</l>
<l>Life would not <reg orig="yeelde">yield</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> age.</l></sp>
<sp who="AE"><speaker>Old Man.</speaker><l>O my good Lord, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="bene">been</reg> your Tenant,</l>
<l>And your <reg orig="Fathers">Father's</reg> Tenant, these <reg orig="fourescore">fourscore</reg> <reg orig="yeares">years</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Away, get thee away: good Friend be gone,</l>
<l>Thy comforts can do me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> good at all,</l>
<l>Thee, they may hurt.</l></sp>
<sp who="AE"><speaker>Old Man.</speaker><l>You cannot see your way.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> way, and therefore want <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> eyes:</l>
<l>I stumbled when I saw. Full oft <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> secure <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="meere">mere</reg> defects</l>
<l><reg orig="Proue">Prove</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Commodities. <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, <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> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my touch,</l>
<l><reg orig="I'ld">I would</reg> say I had eyes <reg orig="againe">again</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AE"><speaker>Old Man.</speaker><l>How now? <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg><reg orig="'s"> is</reg> there?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>O Gods! <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> <reg orig="is't">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><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> long as <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> 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 Beggar-man?</l></sp>
<sp who="AE"><speaker>Old Man.</speaker><l>Madman, and beggar too.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>He has some reason, else he could not beg.</l>
<l><reg orig="I'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> the </reg>last <reg orig="nights">night's</reg> <reg orig="storme">storm</reg>, I such a fellow saw;</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> 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 <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>, and yet my <reg orig="minde">mind</reg></l>
<l>Was then <reg orig="scarse">scarce</reg> Friends with him.</l>
<l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> heard more since:</l>
<l>As Flies <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> wanton <reg orig="Boyes">Boys</reg>, are <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="th'">the </reg>Gods,</l>
<l>They kill <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> their sport.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>How should this be?</l>
<l>Bad is the Trade <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> must play <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> sorrow,</l>
<l><reg orig="Ang'ring">Angering</reg> <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg>, and others. <reg orig="Blesse">Bless</reg> thee Master.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Is <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> the naked Fellow?</l></sp>
<sp who="AE"><speaker>Old Man.</speaker><l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Get thee away: If <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my sake</l>
<l>Thou wilt ore-take <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> hence a mile or <reg orig="twaine">twain</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="I'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> the </reg>way toward Douer, do it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> ancient <reg orig="loue">love</reg>,</l>
<l>And bring some <reg orig="couering">covering</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> this naked <reg orig="Soule">Soul</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="intreate">entreat</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="leade">lead</reg> me.</l></sp>
<sp who="AE"><speaker>Old Man.</speaker><l><reg orig="Alacke">Alack</reg> sir, he is mad.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> the times plague,</l>
<l>When Madmen <reg orig="leade">lead</reg> the <reg orig="blinde">blind</reg>:</l>
<l>Do as I bid thee, or rather do thy pleasure:</l>
<l><reg orig="Aboue">Above</reg> the rest, be gone.</l></sp>
<sp who="AE"><speaker>Old Man.</speaker><l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> bring him the best <reg orig="Parrell">Apparel</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg></l>
<l>Come <reg orig="on't">of it</reg>, what <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Sirrah, naked fellow.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> Tom<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <reg orig="a cold">a-cold</reg>. I cannot daub it further.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Come hither fellow.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>And yet I must:</l>
<l><reg orig="Blesse">Bless</reg> thy <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> eyes, they <reg orig="bleede">bleed</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><reg orig="Know'st">Knowest</reg> thou the way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Douer?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p>Both style, and gate; Horseway, and foot-path:<lb/>
<reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Tom hath <reg orig="bin">been</reg> <reg orig="scarr'd">scarred</reg> out of his good wits. <reg orig="Blesse">Bless</reg><lb/>
thee good <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>, from the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> Fiend.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Here take this purse, <reg orig="yu">you</reg> whom the <reg orig="heau'ns">heavens'</reg> plagues</l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> humbled <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> all strokes: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I am wretched</l>
<l>Makes thee the happier: <reg orig="Heauens">Heavens</reg> <reg orig="deale">deal</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> still:</l>
<l>Let the superfluous, and Lust-dieted man,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="slaues">slaves</reg> your ordinance, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not see</l>
<l>Because he <reg orig="do's">does</reg> not <reg orig="feele">feel</reg>, <reg orig="feele">feel</reg> your <reg orig="powre">power</reg> quickly:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> distribution should <reg orig="vndoo">undo</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 and bending head</l>
<l><reg orig="Lookes">Looks</reg> fearfully <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the confined <reg orig="Deepe">Deep</reg>:</l>
<l>Bring me but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the very <reg orig="brimme">brim</reg> of it,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="repayre">repair</reg> the misery thou <reg orig="do'st">dost</reg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg></l>
<l>With something rich about me: from <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> place,</l>
<l>I shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> leading <reg orig="neede">need</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me thy <reg orig="arme">arm</reg>;</l>
<l><reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> Tom shall <reg orig="leade">lead</reg> thee.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt.</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="2" type="scene">
<head>Scena Secunda.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Gonerill, Bastard, and Steward.</l></stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Welcome my Lord. I <reg orig="meruell">marvel</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> mild husband</l>
<l>Not met <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the way. Now, where<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> your Master?</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>Madam within, but <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> man <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="chang'd">changed</reg>:</l>
<l>I told him of the Army <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> was Landed:</l>
<l>He <reg orig="smil'd">smiled</reg> at it. I told him you were <reg orig="comming">coming</reg>,</l>
<l>His answer was, the worse. Of Glosters Treachery,</l>
<l>And of the <reg orig="loyall">loyal</reg> <reg orig="Seruice">Service</reg> of his <reg orig="Sonne">Son</reg></l>
<l>When I <reg orig="inform'd">informed</reg> him, then he <reg orig="call'd">called</reg> me Sot,</l>
<l>And told me I had <reg orig="turn'd">turned</reg> the wrong side out:</l>
<l>What most he should dislike, <reg orig="seemes">seems</reg> pleasant <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him;</l>
<l>What <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg>, <reg orig="offensiue">offensive</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Then shall you go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> further.</l>
<l>It is the Cowish terror of his spirit</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> dares not <reg orig="vndertake">undertake</reg>: <reg orig="Hee'l">He <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not <reg orig="feele">feel</reg> wrongs</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="tye">tie</reg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> an answer: <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> wishes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the way</l>
<l>May <reg orig="proue">prove</reg> effects. <reg orig="Backe">Back</reg> Edmond <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my Brother,</l>
<l>Hasten his Musters, and conduct his <reg orig="powres">powers</reg>.</l>
<l>I must change names 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 <reg orig="trustie">trusty</reg> <reg orig="Seruant">Servant</reg></l>
<l>Shall <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>: ere long you are <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">like</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg></l>
<l>(If you dare venture <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> 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"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> into the <reg orig="ayre">air</reg>:</l>
<l><reg orig="Conceiue">Conceive</reg>, and fare thee well.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>Yours <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="rankes">ranks</reg> of death.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>My most <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> Gloster.</l>
<l><reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, the difference of man, and man,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> thee a <reg orig="Womans">Woman's</reg> <reg orig="seruices">services</reg> are due,</l>
<l>My <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> <reg orig="vsurpes">usurps</reg> my body.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>Madam, here <reg orig="come's">comes</reg> my Lord.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Albany.</l></stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="beene">been</reg> worth the whistle.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l><reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, Gonerill,</l>
<l>You are not worth the dust <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> the rude <reg orig="winde">wind</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Blowes">Blows</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your face.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l><reg orig="Milke-Liuer'd">Milk-Livered</reg> man,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="bear'st">bearest</reg> a <reg orig="cheeke">cheek</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="blowes">blows</reg>, a head <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> wrongs,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> hast not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy <reg orig="browes">brows</reg> an <reg orig="eye-discerning">eye discerning</reg></l>
<l>Thine <reg orig="Honor">Honour</reg>, from thy suffering.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>See <reg orig="thy selfe">thyself</reg> <reg orig="diuell">devil</reg>:</l>
<l>Proper <reg orig="deformitie">deformity</reg> <reg orig="seemes">seems</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Fiend</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> horrid as <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> woman.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l><reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg> <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter a Messenger.</l></stage>
<sp who="AL"><speaker>Mess.</speaker><l><reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, my good Lord, the Duke of <reg orig="Cornwals">Cornwall is</reg> dead,</l>
<l><reg orig="Slaine">Slain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> his <reg orig="Seruant">Servant</reg>, going <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> put out</l>
<l>The other eye of Glouster.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Glousters eyes.</l></sp>
<sp who="AL"><speaker>Mess.</speaker><l>A <reg orig="Seruant">Servant</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> he bred, <reg orig="thrill'd">thrilled</reg> with remorse,</l>
<l><reg orig="Oppos'd">Opposed</reg> against the act: bending his Sword</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> his great Master, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg>, <reg orig="threat-enrag'd">threat-enraged</reg></l>
<l>Flew <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> him, and <reg orig="among'st">amongst</reg> them <reg orig="fell'd">felled</reg> him dead,</l>
<l>But not without <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="harmefull">harmful</reg> stroke, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> 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></l>
<l>You <reg orig="Iustices">Justices</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> these <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="neather">nether</reg> crimes</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> speedily can venge. But (O <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Glouster)</l>
<l>Lost he his other eye?</l></sp>
<sp who="AL"><speaker>Mess.</speaker><l>Both, both, my Lord.</l>
<l>This <reg orig="Leter">Letter</reg> 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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> this well,</l>
<l>But being <reg orig="widdow">widow</reg>, and my Glouster with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
<l>May all the building <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="fancie">fancy</reg> <reg orig="plucke">pluck</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> my <reg orig="hatefull">hateful</reg> life. Another way</l>
<l>The <reg orig="Newes">News</reg> is not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> tart. <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> read, and answer.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Where was his <reg orig="Sonne">Son</reg>,</l>
<l>When they did take his eyes?</l></sp>
<sp who="AL"><speaker>Mess.</speaker><l>Come with my Lady hither.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>He is not <reg orig="heere">here</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AL"><speaker>Mess.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> 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="AL"><speaker>Mess.</speaker><l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> my good Lord: <reg orig="'twas">it was</reg> he <reg orig="inform'd">informed</reg> against him</l>
<l>And quit the house <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> purpose, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> their punishment</l>
<l>Might <reg orig="haue">have</reg> the freer course.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Glouster, I <reg orig="liue">live</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the <reg orig="loue">love</reg> thou <reg orig="shew'dst">showedest</reg> the King,</l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="reuenge">revenge</reg> thine eyes. Come hither Friend,</l>
<l>Tell me what more thou <reg orig="know'st">knowest</reg>.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt.</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="3" type="scene">
<head>Scena Tertia.</head>

<stage><l>Enter with Drum and Colours, Cordelia, Gentlemen,</l>
<l>and Souldiours.</l></stage>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l><reg orig="Alacke">Alack</reg>, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> he: why he was met <reg orig="euen">even</reg> now</l>
<l>As mad as the <reg orig="vext">vexed</reg> Sea, singing <reg orig="alowd">aloud</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Crown'd">Crowned</reg> with <reg orig="ranke">rank</reg> Fenitar, and furrow weeds,</l>
<l>With <reg orig="Hardokes">burdocks</reg>, <reg orig="Hemlocke">Hemlock</reg>, Nettles, Cuckoo <reg orig="flowres">flowers</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Darnell">Darnel</reg>, and all the idle <reg orig="weedes">weeds</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> grow</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> sustaining <reg orig="Corne">Corn</reg>. A <reg orig="Centery">Century</reg> send forth;</l>
<l>Search <reg orig="euery">every</reg> Acre <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="high-growne">high-grown</reg> field,</l>
<l>And bring him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> eye. What can <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> the restoring his <reg orig="bereaued">bereaved</reg> Sense; he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="helpes">helps</reg> him,</l>
<l>Take all my outward worth.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>There is <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> Madam:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> foster Nurse of Nature, is repose,</l>
<l>The <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> he <reg orig="lackes">lacks</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="prouoke">provoke</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> him</l>
<l>Are many Simples <reg orig="operatiue">operative</reg>, whose power</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> close the eye of Anguish.</l></sp> 
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>All <reg orig="blest">blessed</reg> Secrets,</l>
<l>All you <reg orig="vnpublish'd">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 remediate</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> the <reg orig="Goodmans">Goodman's</reg> desires: <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg>, <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him,</l>
<l><reg orig="Least">Lest</reg> his <reg orig="vngouern'd">ungoverned</reg> rage, <reg orig="dissolue">dissolve</reg> the life</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> wants the <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="leade">lead</reg> it.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Messenger.</l></stage>
<sp who="AL"><speaker>Mess.</speaker><l><reg orig="Newes">News</reg> Madam,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="Brittish">British</reg> <reg orig="Powres">Powers</reg> are marching hitherward.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l><reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> before. <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> preparation stands</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> expectation of them. O <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> Father,</l>
<l>It is thy <reg orig="businesse">business</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I go about: <reg orig="Therfore">Therefore</reg> great France</l>
<l>My mourning, and important <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> hath <reg orig="pittied">pitied</reg>:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> <reg orig="blowne">blown</reg> Ambition doth <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="Armes">Arms</reg> incite,</l>
<l>But <reg orig="loue">love</reg>, <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="ag'd">aged</reg> <reg orig="Fathers">Father's</reg> Rite:</l>
<l><reg orig="Soone">Soon</reg> may I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg>, and see him.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt.</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="4" type="scene">
<head>Scena Quarta.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Regan, and Steward.</l></stage>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>But are my <reg orig="Brothers">Brother's</reg> <reg orig="Powres">Powers</reg> 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> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> person there?</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>Madam with much ado:</l>
<l>Your Sister is the better <reg orig="Souldier">Soldier</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Lord Edmund spake not with your Lord at home?</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> Madam.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>What <corr sic="night">might</corr> import my <reg orig="Sisters">Sister's</reg> Letter <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> 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 <reg orig="poasted">posted</reg> hence <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> serious matter:</l>
<l>It was great ignorance, Glousters eyes being out</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> let him <reg orig="liue">live</reg>. Where he <reg orig="arriues">arrives</reg>, he <reg orig="moues">moves</reg></l>
<l>All hearts against <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>: Edmund, I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> is gone</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg> of his misery, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> dispatch</l>
<l>His nighted life: <reg orig="Moreouer">Moreover</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> descry</l>
<l>The strength <reg orig="o'th'">of the </reg>Enemy.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>I must needs after him, Madam, with my Letter.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> <reg orig="troopes">troops</reg> set forth <reg orig="to morrow">tomorrow</reg>, stay with <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>:</l>
<l>The <reg orig="wayes">ways</reg> are dangerous.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>I may not Madam:</l>
<l>My Lady <reg orig="charg'd">charged</reg> my <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this <reg orig="busines">business</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Why should she write <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Edmund?</l>
<l>Might not you transport <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> purposes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> word? Belike,</l>
<l>Some things, I know not what. <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></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, I had rather----</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>I know your Lady <reg orig="do's">does</reg> not <reg orig="loue">love</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Husband,</l>
<l>I am sure of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>: and at <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> late being <reg orig="heere">here</reg>,</l>
<l>She <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> strange <reg orig="Eliads">Oeliads</reg>, and most speaking <reg orig="lookes">looks</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> Noble Edmund. I know you are of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>I, Madam?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>I <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="vnderstanding">understanding</reg>: <reg orig="Y'are">You are</reg>: I <reg orig="know't">know it</reg>,</l>
<l>Therefore I do <reg orig="aduise">advise</reg> you take this note:</l>
<l>My Lord is dead: Edmond, and I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="talk'd">talked</reg>,</l>
<l>And more <reg orig="conuenient">convenient</reg> is he <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my hand</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your Ladies: You may gather more:</l>
<l>If you do <reg orig="finde">find</reg> 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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> call <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> fare you well:</l>
<l>If you do chance <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="blinde">blind</reg> Traitor,</l>
<l>Preferment <reg orig="fals">falls</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> him, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> cuts him off.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>Would I could meet Madam, I should <reg orig="shew">show</reg></l>
<l>What party I do follow.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Fare thee well.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="5" type="scene">
<head>Scena Quinta.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Gloucester, and Edgar.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>When shall I come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="th'">the </reg>top of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> same hill?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>You do <reg orig="climbe">climb</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> it now. Look how <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="labor">labour</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><reg orig="Me thinkes">Methinks</reg> the ground is <reg orig="eeuen">even</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Horrible <reg orig="steepe">steep</reg>.</l>
<l><reg orig="Hearke">Hark</reg>, do you <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> the Sea?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> truly.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Why then your other Senses grow imperfect</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> your <reg orig="eyes">eyes'</reg> anguish.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> may it be indeed.</l>
<l><reg orig="Me thinkes">Methinks</reg> thy <reg orig="voyce">voice</reg> is <reg orig="alter'd">altered</reg>, and thou <reg orig="speak'st">speakest</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> better phrase, and matter <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou <reg orig="did'st">didst</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Y'are">You are</reg> much <reg orig="deceiu'd">deceived</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> nothing am I <reg orig="chang'd">changed</reg></l>
<l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my Garments.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><reg orig="Me thinkes">Methinks</reg> <reg orig="y'are">you are</reg> better spoken.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Come <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> Sir,</l>
<l><reg orig="Heere's">Here is</reg> the place: stand still: how <reg orig="fearefull">fearful</reg></l>
<l>And <reg orig="dizie">dizzy</reg> <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> cast ones eyes <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> low,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="Crowes">Crows</reg> and <reg orig="Choughes">Choughs</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> wing the midway <reg orig="ayre">air</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Shew">Show</reg> <reg orig="scarse">scarce</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="grosse">gross</reg> as Beetles. <reg orig="Halfe">Half</reg> way <reg orig="downe">down</reg></l>
<l>Hangs one <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> 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> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> bigger <reg orig="then">than</reg> his head.</l>
<l>The Fishermen, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="walk'd">walked</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> the beach</l>
<l><reg orig="Appeare">Appear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> Mice: and yond tall Anchoring <reg orig="Barke">Bark</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Diminish'd">Diminished</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="Cocke">Cock</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="Cocke">Cock</reg>, a Buoy</l>
<l>Almost too small <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> sight. The murmuring Surge,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <reg orig="th'">the <reg orig="vnnumbred">unnumbered</reg></reg> idle Pebble chafes</l>
<l>Cannot be heard <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> high. <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> 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:</l>
<l>You are now within a <reg orig="foote">foot</reg> of <reg orig="th'">the </reg>extreme Verge:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> all beneath the <reg orig="Moone">Moon</reg> would I not <reg orig="leape">leap</reg> <reg orig="vpright">upright</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Let go my hand:</l>
<l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg> Friend<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> another purse: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> it, a <reg orig="Iewell">Jewel</reg></l>
<l>Well worth a <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> taking. <reg orig="Fayries">Fairies</reg>, and Gods</l>
<l>Prosper it with thee. Go thou further 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 ye 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 trifle thus with his <reg orig="dispaire">despair</reg>,</l>
<l>Is done <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> cure it.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>O you mighty Gods!</l>
<l>This world I do renounce, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> 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><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="quarrell">quarrel</reg> with your great <reg orig="opposelesse">opposeless</reg> <reg orig="willes">wills</reg>,</l>
<l>My <reg orig="snuffe">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> him:</l>
<l>Now Fellow, fare thee well.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Gone Sir, farewell:</l>
<l>And yet I know not how conceit may rob</l>
<l>The Treasury of life, when life <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Yeelds">Yields</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Theft. Had he <reg orig="bin">been</reg> where he thought,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> this had thought <reg orig="bin">been</reg> past. <reg orig="Aliue">Alive</reg>, or dead?</l>
<l><reg orig="Hoa">Ho</reg>, you Sir: Friend, <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> you Sir, <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>:</l>
<l>Thus might he <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> indeed: yet he <reg orig="reuiues">revives</reg>.</l>
<l>What are you Sir?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Away, and let me dye.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Had'st">Hadst</reg> thou <reg orig="beene">been</reg> <reg orig="ought">aught</reg></l>
<l>But <reg orig="Gozemore">Gossamer</reg>, Feathers, <reg orig="Ayre">Air</reg>,</l>
<l>(<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> many <reg orig="fathome">fathom</reg> <reg orig="downe">down</reg> precipitating)</l>
<l><reg orig="Thou'dst">Thou hadst</reg> <reg orig="shiuer'd">shivered</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> an <reg orig="Egge">Egg</reg>: but thou <reg orig="do'st">dost</reg> breath:</l>
<l>Hast <reg orig="heauy">heavy</reg> substance, <reg orig="bleed'st">bleedest</reg> not, <reg orig="speak'st">speakest</reg>, art sound,</l>
<l>Ten Masts at each, make not the altitude</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> thou hast perpendicularly fell,</l>
<l>Thy life<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> a <reg orig="Myracle">Miracle</reg>. <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 <reg orig="falne">fallen</reg>, or <seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">no</seg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>From the dread <reg orig="Somnet">Summit</reg> of this <reg orig="Chalkie">Chalky</reg> <reg orig="Bourne">Bourn</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Looke">Look</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> a height, the <reg orig="shrill-gorg'd">shrill-gorged</reg> <reg orig="Larke">Lark</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="farre">far</reg></l>
<l>Cannot be <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>, or heard: Do but <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><reg orig="Alacke">Alack</reg>, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> eyes:</l>
<l>Is <reg orig="wretchednesse">wretchedness</reg> <reg orig="depriu'd">deprived</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> benefit</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> end <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> death? <reg orig="'Twas">It was</reg> yet some comfort,</l>
<l>When misery could beguile the <reg orig="Tyranrs">Tyrant's</reg> rage,</l>
<l>And frustrate his proud <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>.</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"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">Up</seg></reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg>: How <reg orig="is't">is it</reg>? <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="strangenesse">strangeness</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> the <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg> <reg orig="o'th'">of the <reg orig="Cliffe">Cliff</reg></reg>. What thing was <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> parted from you?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>A <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="vnfortunate">unfortunate</reg> Beggar.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>As I stood <reg orig="heere">here</reg> below, me thought his eyes</l>
<l>Were two full <reg orig="Moones">Moons</reg>: he had a thousand Noses,</l>
<l><reg orig="Hornes">Horns</reg> <reg orig="wealk'd">whelked</reg>, and <reg orig="waued">waved</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> the enraged Sea:</l>
<l>It was some Fiend: Therefore thou happy Father,</l>
<l><reg orig="Thinke">Think</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> the <reg orig="cleerest">clearest</reg> Gods, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> make them <reg orig="Honors">Honours</reg></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 do remember now: henceforth <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg></l>
<l>Affliction, till it do cry out <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg></l>
<l>Enough, enough, and dye. <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> thing you <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> of,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a man: often <reg orig="'twould">it would</reg> say</l>
<l>The Fiend, the Fiend, he led me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> place.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Beare">Bear</reg> free and patient thoughts.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Lear.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> comes <reg orig="heere">here</reg>?</l>
<l>The safer sense <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="ne're">never</reg> accommodate</l>
<l>His Master thus.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, they cannot touch me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> crying. I am the<lb/>
King <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>O thou side-piercing sight!</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Nature<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <reg orig="aboue">above</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">Art</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> respect. <reg orig="Ther">There<reg orig="'s"></reg> is</reg> your<lb/>
<reg orig="Presse-money">Press-money</reg>. <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> fellow handles his bow, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a Crowkeeper: draw <reg orig="mee">me</reg> a <reg orig="Cloathiers">Clothier's</reg> yard. <reg orig="Looke">Look</reg>, <reg orig="looke">look</reg>, a<lb/>
Mouse: peace, peace, this <reg orig="peece">piece</reg> of toasted Cheese <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg><lb/>
<reg orig="doo't">do it</reg>. There<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> my Gauntlet, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="proue">prove</reg> it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> a <reg orig="Gyant">Giant</reg>.<lb/>
Bring <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> the <reg orig="browne">brown</reg> <reg orig="Billes">Bills</reg>. O well <reg orig="flowne">flown</reg> Bird: <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg><lb/>
clout, <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg>clout: Hewgh. <reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> the word.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Sweet <reg orig="Mariorum">Marjorum</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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> voice.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Ha! Gonerill with a white beard? They <reg orig="flatter'd">flattered</reg><lb/>
me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a <reg orig="Dogge">Dog</reg>, and told <reg orig="mee">me</reg> I had the white <reg orig="hayres">hairs</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg><lb/>
my Beard, ere the <reg orig="blacke">black</reg> ones were there. <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> say <reg orig="I">aye</reg>, and<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="euery thing">everything</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I said: <reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> too, was <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> good<lb/>
<reg orig="Diuinity">Divinity</reg>. When the <reg orig="raine">rain</reg> came <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> wet me once, and the<lb/>
<reg orig="winde">wind</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make me chatter: when the Thunder would not<lb/>
peace at my bidding, there I found <reg orig="'em">them</reg>, there I smelt <reg orig="'em">them</reg><lb/>
out. Go <reg orig="too"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg></reg>, they are not men <reg orig="o'their">of their</reg> words; they told<lb/>
me, I was <reg orig="euery thing">everything</reg>: <reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> a <reg orig="Lye">Lie</reg>, I am not <reg orig="Agu-proofe">Ague-proof</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>The <reg orig="tricke">trick</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="voyce">voice</reg>, I do well remember:</l>
<l><reg orig="Is't">Is it</reg> not the King?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, <reg orig="euery">every</reg> inch a King.</l>
<l>When I do stare, see how the <reg orig="Subiect">Subject</reg> quakes.</l>
<l>I pardon <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> life. What was thy cause?</l>
<l>Adultery? thou shalt not dye: dye <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Adultery?</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, the Wren goes <reg orig="too't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it</reg>, and the small gilded Fly</l>
<l><reg orig="Do's">Does</reg> <reg orig="letcher">lecher</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my sight. Let Copulation <reg orig="thriue">thrive</reg>:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> Glousters bastard Son was kinder <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his Father,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> my Daughters got <reg orig="'tweene">tween</reg> the <reg orig="lawfull">lawful</reg> sheets.</l>
<l><reg orig="Too't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> it</reg> Luxury pell-mell, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I <reg orig="lacke">lack</reg> <reg orig="Souldiers">Soldiers</reg>.</l>
<l>Behold yond <reg orig="simpring">simpering</reg> Dame, whose face <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></l>
<l><reg orig="Forkes">Forks</reg> presages Snow; <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> minces Vertue, <reg orig="&">and</reg> <reg orig="do's">does</reg> shake</l>
<l>the head <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> of <reg orig="pleasures">pleasure's</reg> name. The Fitchew, nor</l>
<l>the <reg orig="soyled">soiled</reg> Horse goes <reg orig="too't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it</reg> with a more riotous appetite: <reg orig="Downe">Down</reg> from the waste they are <reg orig="Centaures">Centaurs</reg>, though</l>
<l>Women all <reg orig="aboue">above</reg>: but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Girdle do the Gods inherit,</l>
<l>beneath is all the <reg orig="Fiends">Fiend's</reg>. There<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> hell, there<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <reg orig="darkenes">darkness</reg>, there is the sulphurous pit; burning, scalding, stench,</l>
<l>consumption: <reg orig="Fye">Fie</reg>, fie, fie; pah, pah: <reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me an Ounce</l>
<l>of <reg orig="Ciuet">Civet</reg>; good Apothecary sweeten my <reg orig="immagination">imagination</reg>:</l>
<l>There<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> money <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>O let me <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> hand.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Let me wipe it first,<lb/>
It <reg orig="smelles">smells</reg> of Mortality.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>O <reg orig="ruin'd">ruined</reg> <reg orig="peece">piece</reg> of Nature, this great world</l>
<l>Shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> out <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> naught.</l>
<l><reg orig="Do'st">Dost</reg> thou know me?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>I remember thine eyes well enough: dost thou<lb/>
squiny at me? <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <reg orig="doe">do</reg> thy worst <reg orig="blinde">blind</reg> Cupid, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not<lb/>
<reg orig="loue">love</reg>. <reg orig="Reade">Read</reg> thou this challenge, <reg orig="marke">mark</reg> but the penning<lb/>
of it.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Were all thy Letters <reg orig="Sunnes">Suns</reg>, I could not see.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>I would not take this from report,</l>
<l>It is, and my heart <reg orig="breakes">breaks</reg> at it.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Read.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>What with the Case of eyes?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p><reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, ho, are you there with me? <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your<lb/>
head, nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="mony">money</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your purse? Your eyes are <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <reg orig="heauy">heavy</reg> case, your purse <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a light, yet you see how this world<lb/>
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 this world<lb/>
goes, with <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> eyes. <reg orig="Looke">Look</reg> with thine <reg orig="eares">ears</reg>: See how<lb/>
yond <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg> <reg orig="railes">rails</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> yond simple <reg orig="theefe">thief</reg>. <reg orig="Hearke">Hark</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg><lb/>
thine <reg orig="eare">ear</reg>: Change places, and handy-dandy, <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">which</seg> is<lb/>
the <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">which</seg> is the <reg orig="theefe">thief</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> at a Beggar?</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 run from the Cur: there thou<lb/>
<reg orig="might'st">mightst</reg> behold the great image of <reg orig="Authoritie">Authority</reg>, a <reg orig="Dogg">Dog<reg orig="'s"></reg> is</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="obey'd">obeyed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Office. Thou, <reg orig="Rascall">Rascal</reg> Beadle, hold thy bloody<lb/>
hand: why dost thou lash <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> Whore? Strip thy <reg orig="owne">own</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="backe">back</reg>, thou hotly lusts <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> kind, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg><lb/>
thou <reg orig="whip'st">whipst</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>. The <reg orig="Vsurer">Usurer</reg> hangs the Cozener. Thorough <reg orig="tatter'd">tattered</reg> <reg orig="cloathes">clothes</reg> great Vices do <reg orig="appeare">appear</reg>: Robes,<lb/>
and <reg orig="Furr'd">Furred</reg> <reg orig="gownes">gowns</reg> hide all. Place <reg orig="sinnes">sins</reg> with Gold, and<lb/>
the strong Lance of <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg>, <reg orig="hurtlesse">hurtless</reg> <reg orig="breakes">breaks</reg>: <reg orig="Arme">Arm</reg> it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg><lb/>
<reg orig="ragges">rags</reg>, a <reg orig="Pigmies">Pygmy's</reg> straw <reg orig="do's">does</reg> pierce it. None <reg orig="do's">does</reg> offend,<lb/>
none, I say none, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> able <reg orig="'em">them</reg>; take <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> of me my Friend,<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> the power <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="seale">seal</reg> <reg orig="th'">the </reg>accusers lips. Get thee<lb/>
<reg orig="glasse-eyes">glass-eyes</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a <reg orig="scuruy">scurvy</reg> Politician, <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see the<lb/>
things thou dost not. Now, now, now, now. Pull off my<lb/>
<reg orig="Bootes">Boots</reg>: harder, harder, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>O matter, and impertinency <reg orig="mixt">mixed</reg>,</l>
<l>Reason <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="Madnesse">Madness</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>If thou wilt <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg> my Fortunes, take my eyes.</l>
<l>I know thee well enough, thy name is Glouster:</l>
<l>Thou must be patient; <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> came crying hither:</l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="know'st">knowest</reg>, the first time <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> smell the <reg orig="Ayre">Air</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <reg orig="wawle">waul</reg>, and cry. I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> preach <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee: <reg orig="Marke">Mark</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><reg orig="Alacke">Alack</reg>, <reg orig="alacke">alack</reg> the day.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>When <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are borne, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> cry <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are come</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> this great stage of <reg orig="Fooles">Fools</reg>. This a good blocke:</l>
<l>It were a delicate stratagem <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> shoo</l>
<l>A <reg orig="Troope">Troop</reg> of Horse with Felt: <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="put't">put it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="proofe">proof</reg>,</l>
<l>And when I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="stolne">stolen</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> these <reg orig="Son in Lawes">Son-in-laws</reg>,</l>
<l>Then kill, kill, kill, kill, kill, kill.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter a Gentleman.</l></stage>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l><reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, <reg orig="heere">here</reg> he is: lay hand <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> him, Sir.</l>
<l>Your most <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> Daughter----</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> rescue? What, a Prisoner? I am <reg orig="euen">even</reg></l>
<l>The <reg orig="Naturall">Natural</reg> <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> of Fortune. <reg orig="Vse">Use</reg> me well,</l>
<l>You shall <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="ransome">ransom</reg>. Let me <reg orig="haue">have</reg> Surgeons,</l>
<l>I am cut <reg orig="to'th'Braines"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the 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><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> Seconds? All <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>?</l>
<l>Why, this would make a man, a man of Salt</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg> his eyes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Garden water-pots. I <reg orig="wil"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> die <reg orig="brauely">bravely</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Like</seg> a <reg orig="smugge">smug</reg> <reg orig="Bridegroome">Bridegroom</reg>. What? I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be <reg orig="Iouiall">Jovial</reg>:</l>
<l>Come, come, I am a King, Masters, know you <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>You are a <reg orig="Royall">Royal</reg> one, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> obey you.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Then there<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> life <reg orig="in't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> it</reg>. Come, and you get it,<lb/>
You shall get it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> running: Sa, sa, sa, sa.</p></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>A sight most <reg orig="pittifull">pitiful</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the meanest wretch,</l>
<l>Past speaking of <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a King. Thou hast a Daughter</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <reg orig="redeemes">redeems</reg> Nature from the <reg orig="generall">general</reg> curse</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="twaine">twain</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> brought <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>.</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: what<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> your <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Do you <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> <reg orig="ought">aught</reg> (Sir) of a <reg orig="Battell">Battle</reg> toward.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>Most sure, and vulgar:</l>
<l><reg orig="Euery one">Everyone</reg> <reg orig="heares">hears</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> can distinguish sound.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> your <reg orig="fauour">favour</reg>:</l>
<l>How <reg orig="neere">near</reg><reg orig="'s"> is</reg> the other Army?</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l><reg orig="Neere">Near</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> speedy foot: the maine descry</l>
<l>Stands <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the <reg orig="hourely">hourly</reg> thought.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> you Sir, <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> all.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>Though <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> the Queen <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> special cause is here</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> Army is <reg orig="mou'd">moved</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<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><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> 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 tame <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Fortunes blows</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">Art</seg> of <reg orig="knowne">known</reg>, and feeling <reg orig="sorrowes">sorrows</reg>,</l>
<l>Am pregnant <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> good <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg>. <reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me your hand,</l>
<l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="leade">lead</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> some biding.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><reg orig="Heartie">Hearty</reg> <reg orig="thankes">thanks</reg>:</l>
<l>The <reg orig="bountie">bounty</reg>, and the <reg orig="benizon">benison</reg> of <reg orig="Heauen">Heaven</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> boot, and boot.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Steward.</l></stage>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>A <reg orig="proclaim'd">proclaimed</reg> prize: most <reg orig="happie">happy</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> <reg orig="eyelesse">eyeless</reg> head of thine, was first <reg orig="fram'd">framed</reg> flesh</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> raise my fortunes. Thou old, <reg orig="vnhappy">unhappy</reg> Traitor,</l>
<l><reg orig="Breefely">Briefly</reg> <reg orig="thy selfe">thyself</reg> remember: the Sword is out</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> must destroy thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Now let thy friendly hand</l>
<l>Put strength enough <reg orig="too't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>Wherefore, bold <reg orig="Pezant">Peasant</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Dar'st">Darest</reg> thou support a <reg orig="publish'd">published</reg> Traitor? Hence,</l>
<l><reg orig="Least">Lest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <reg orig="th'">the </reg>infection of his fortune take</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Like</seg> hold <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> thee. Let go his <reg orig="arme">arm</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p><reg orig="Chill">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not let go <reg orig="Zir">Sir</reg>,<lb/>
Without <reg orig="vurther">further</reg> <reg orig="'casion">occasion</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>Let go <reg orig="Slaue">Slave</reg>, or thou <reg orig="dy'st">diest</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p>Good Gentleman <reg orig="goe">go</reg> your gate, and let <reg orig="poore">poor</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="volke">folk</reg> <reg orig="passe">pass</reg>: and <reg orig="'chud">I could</reg> <reg orig="ha'bin">have been</reg> <reg orig="zwaggerd">swaggered</reg> out of my life,<lb/>
<reg orig="'twould">it would</reg> not <reg orig="ha'bin">have been</reg> <reg orig="zo"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg></reg> long as <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> a <reg orig="vortnight">fortnight</reg>. Nay,<lb/>
come not <reg orig="neere">near</reg> <reg orig="th'">the </reg>old man: <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> out che vor'ye, or <reg orig="ice">I shall</reg><lb/>
try <reg orig="whither">whether</reg> your Costard, or my Ballow be the harder;<lb/>
<reg orig="chill">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg> with you.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>Out Dunghill.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p><reg orig="Chill">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="picke">pick</reg> your teeth <reg orig="Zir">Sir</reg>: come, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> matter <reg orig="vor"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg></reg><lb/>
your <reg orig="foynes">foins</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l><reg orig="Slaue">Slave</reg> thou hast <reg orig="slaine">slain</reg> me: Villain, take my purse;</l>
<l>If <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> thou wilt <reg orig="thriue">thrive</reg>, bury my <reg orig="bodie">body</reg>,</l>
   <l>And <reg orig="giue">give</reg> the Letters <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> thou <reg orig="find'st">findest</reg> about me,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> Edmund <reg orig="Earle">Earl</reg> of Glouster: <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> him out</l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> the English party. <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, <reg orig="vntimely">untimely</reg> death, death.</l></sp>
<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 duteous <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the vices of thy <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg>,</l>
<l>As <reg orig="badnesse">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 <reg orig="downe">down</reg> Father: rest you.</l>
<l><reg orig="Let's">Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> see these Pockets; the Letters <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> he <reg orig="speakes">speaks</reg> of</l>
<l>May be my Friends: <reg orig="hee">he<reg orig="'s"></reg> is</reg> dead; I am <reg orig="onely">only</reg> sorry</l>
<l>He had <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> other Deathsman. Let <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> see:</l>
<l><reg orig="Leaue">Leave</reg> gentle <reg orig="waxe">wax</reg>, and manners: blame <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> not</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> know <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="enemies">enemies'</reg> <reg orig="mindes">minds</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> rip their hearts,</l>
<l>Their Papers is more <reg orig="lawfull">lawful</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Reads the Letter.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p>LEt <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="reciprocall">reciprocal</reg> <reg orig="vowes">vows</reg> be <reg orig="remembred">remembered</reg>. You <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="manie">many</reg><lb/>
opportunities <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> cut him off: if your <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg> want not, time and<lb/>
place <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be fruitfully <reg orig="offer'd">offered</reg>. There is nothing done. If <reg orig="hee">he</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="returne">return</reg> the Conqueror,then am I the Prisoner, and his bed, my<lb/>
<reg orig="Gaole">Gaol</reg>, from the loathed warmth whereof, <reg orig="deliuer">deliver</reg> me, and supply the place <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your Labour.</p>
<l>Your (Wife, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> I would say) affectionate <reg orig="Seruant">Servant</reg>. Gonerill.</l>
<l><reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, <reg orig="indinguish'd">indistinguished</reg> space of <reg orig="Womans">Woman's</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>,</l>
<l>A plot <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="vertuous">virtuous</reg> <reg orig="Husbands">Husband's</reg> life,</l>
<l>And the exchange my Brother: <reg orig="heere">here</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the sands</l>
<l>Thee <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> rake <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg>, the <reg orig="poste">post</reg> <reg orig="vnsanctified">unsanctified</reg></l>
<l>Of murtherous <reg orig="Letchers">Lechers</reg>: and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the mature time,</l>
<l>With this <reg orig="vngracious">ungracious</reg> paper strike the sight</l>
<l>Of the <reg orig="death-practis'd">death-practised</reg> Duke: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> well,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> 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:</l>
<l>How <reg orig="stiffe">stiff</reg> is my <reg orig="vilde">vile</reg> sense</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I stand <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg>, and <reg orig="haue">have</reg> ingenious feeling</l>
<l>Of my huge <reg orig="Sorrowes">Sorrows</reg>? Better I were distract,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> should my thoughts be <reg orig="seuer'd">severed</reg> from my <reg orig="greefes">griefs</reg>,</l></sp>
<stage>Drum afarre off.</stage>
   <sp who="F">
<l>And woes, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> wrong imaginations <reg orig="loose">lose</reg></l>
<l>The knowledge of <reg orig="themselues">themselves</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me your hand:</l>
<l><reg orig="Farre">Far</reg> off <reg orig="methinkes">methinks</reg> I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> the beaten <reg orig="Drumme">Drum</reg>.</l> 
<l>Come Father, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> bestow you with a Friend.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt.</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="6" type="scene">
<head>Scaena Septima.</head>

<stage><l>Enter Cordelia, Kent, and Gentleman.</l></stage>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>O thou good Kent,</l>
<l>How shall I <reg orig="liue">live</reg> and <reg orig="worke">work</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> match thy <reg orig="goodnesse">goodness</reg>?</l>
<l>My life <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be too short,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="euery">every</reg> measure <reg orig="faile">fail</reg> me.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be <reg orig="acknowledg'd">acknowledged</reg> Madam is <reg orig="ore-pai'd">overpaid</reg>,</l>
<l>All my reports go with the modest truth,</l>
<l>Nor more, nor <reg orig="clipt">clipped</reg>, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>Be better suited,</l>
<l>These <reg orig="weedes">weeds</reg> are memories of those worser <reg orig="houres">hours</reg>:</l>
<l>I <reg orig="prythee">prithee</reg> put them off.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Pardon <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> Madam,</l>
<l>Yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> shortens my made intent,</l>
<l>My <reg orig="boone">boon</reg> I make it, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you know me not,</l>
<l>Till time and I, <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> meet.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>Then <reg orig="be't">be it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> my good Lord:</l>
<l>How <reg orig="do's">does</reg> the King?</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>Madam <reg orig="sleepes">sleeps</reg> still.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>O you kind Gods!</l>
<l>Cure this great breach <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his abused Nature,</l>
<l><reg orig="Th'">The <reg orig="vntun'd">untuned</reg></reg> and <reg orig="iarring">jarring</reg> senses, O <reg orig="winde">wind</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg>,</l>
<l>Of this <reg orig="childe-changed">child-changed</reg> Father.</l></sp>
<sp who="AG"><speaker>Doc.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> please your <reg orig="Maiesty">Majesty</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> may wake the King, he hath slept long?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>Be <reg orig="gouern'd">governed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> your knowledge, and <reg orig="proceede">proceed</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="I'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> the </reg>sway of your <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>: is he <reg orig="array'd">arrayed</reg>?</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Lear <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a chaire carried <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> Seruants</l></stage>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> Madam: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="heauinesse">heaviness</reg> of <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> put fresh garments <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> him.</l>
<l>Be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">by</seg> good Madam when <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> do awake him,</l>
<l>I doubt of his Temperance.</l></sp> 
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>O my <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> Father, <reg orig="restauratian">restoration</reg> hang</l>
<l>Thy medicine <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my <reg orig="lippes">lips</reg>, and let this <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Repaire">Repair</reg> those violent <reg orig="harmes">harms</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> my two Sisters</l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy <reg orig="Reuerence">Reverence</reg> made.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Kind 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="bin">been</reg> their Father, these white flakes</l>
<l>Did challenge <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg> of them. Was this a face</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be <reg orig="oppos'd">opposed</reg> against the <reg orig="iarring">jarring</reg> <reg orig="windes">winds</reg>?</l>
<l>Mine <reg orig="Enemies">Enemy's</reg> <reg orig="dogge">dog</reg>, though he had bit me,</l>
<l>Should <reg orig="haue">have</reg> stood <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> night against my fire,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="was't">wast</reg> thou <reg orig="faine">fain</reg> (<reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Father)</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="houell">hovel</reg> thee with Swine and Rogues <reg orig="forlorne">forlorn</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> short, and musty straw? <reg orig="Alacke">Alack</reg>, <reg orig="alacke">alack</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> wonder <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> thy life and wits, at once</l>
<l>Had not concluded all. He wakes, <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him.</l></sp>
<sp who="AG"><speaker>Doc.</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?</l>
<l>How fares your <reg orig="Maiesty">Majesty</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>You do me wrong <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> take me out <reg orig="o'th'">of the <reg orig="graue">grave</reg></reg>,</l>
<l>Thou art a <reg orig="Soule">Soul</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="blisse">bliss</reg>, but I am bound</l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> a <reg orig="wheele">wheel</reg> of fire, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="teares">tears</reg></l>
<l>Do <reg orig="scal'd">scaled</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> molten Lead.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>Sir, do you know me?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>You are 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>Doc.</speaker><l>He<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <reg orig="scarse">scarce</reg> awake,</l>
<l>Let him alone a while.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Where <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I <reg orig="bin">been</reg>?</l>
<l>Where am I? <reg orig="Faire">Fair</reg> day light?</l>
<l>I am mightily <reg orig="abus'd">abused</reg>; I should <reg orig="eu'n">even</reg> dye with <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> see another thus. I know not what <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> say:</l>
<l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> these are my hands: <reg orig="let's">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></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></l>
<l>Of my condition.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>O <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> me Sir,</l>
<l>And hold your hand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> benediction <reg orig="o're">over</reg> me,</l>
<l>You must not <reg orig="kneele">kneel</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Pray do not <reg orig="mocke">mock</reg> me:</l>
<l>I am a very foolish fond old man,</l>
<l><reg orig="Fourescore">Fourscore</reg> and <reg orig="vpward">upward</reg>,</l>
<l>Not an <reg orig="houre">hour</reg> more, nor <reg orig="lesse">less</reg>:</l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="deale">deal</reg> <reg orig="plainely">plainly</reg>,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> I am not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my perfect mind.</l>
<l><reg orig="Me thinkes">Methinks</reg> I should know you, and know this man,</l>
<l>Yet I am <reg orig="doubtfull">doubtful</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> I am <reg orig="mainely">mainly</reg> 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. Do not laugh at me,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> (as I am a man) I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> this Lady</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be my <reg orig="childe">child</reg> Cordelia.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> I am: I am.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Be your <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> wet?</l>
<l>Yes faith: I pray <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg> not,</l>
<l>If you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="poyson">poison</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg> it:</l>
<l>I know you do not <reg orig="loue">love</reg> me, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> your Sisters</l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> (as I do 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><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> cause, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> cause.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Am I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> France?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> your <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="kingdome">kingdom</reg> Sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Do not abuse me.</l></sp>
<sp who="AG"><speaker>Doc.</speaker><l>Be comforted good Madam, the great rage</l>
<l>You see is <reg orig="kill'd">killed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> him: desire him <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>,</l>
<l>Trouble him <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more till further <reg orig="setling">settling</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l><reg orig="Wilt"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> it</reg> please your <reg orig="Highnesse">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:</l>
<l>Pray you now forget, and <reg orig="forgiue">forgive</reg>,</l>
<l>I am old and foolish.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt</l></stage>
</div2>
</div1>

<div1 n="5" type="act">
<div2 n="1" type="scene">
<head>Actus Quintus. Scena Prima.</head>

<stage><l>Enter with Drumme and Colours, Edmund, Regan.</l>
<l>Gentlemen, and Souldiers.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>Know of the Duke if his last purpose hold,</l>
<l>Or whether since he is <reg orig="aduis'd">advised</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="ought">aught</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> change the course, he<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> full of alteration,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="selfe reprouing">self-reproving</reg>, bring his constant pleasure.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> <reg orig="Sisters">Sister's</reg> man is <reg orig="certainely">certainly</reg> miscarried.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l><reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be doubted Madam.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Now sweet Lord,</l>
<l>You know the <reg orig="goodnesse">goodness</reg> I intend <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> you:</l>
<l>Tell me but truly, but then <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> the truth,</l>
<l>Do you not <reg orig="loue">love</reg> my Sister?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="honour'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><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> the fore-fended place?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> mine honour, Madam.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>I <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> shall endure <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> my Lord</l>
<l>Be not familiar with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l><reg orig="Feare">Fear</reg> not, she and the Duke <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> husband.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter with Drum and Colours, Albany, Gonerill, Soldiers.</l></stage>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">Our</seg> very <reg orig="louing">loving</reg> Sister, well be-met:</l>
<l>Sir, this I heard, the King is come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his Daughter</l>
<l>With others, whom the rigour of <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> State</l>
<l><reg orig="Forc'd">Forced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> cry out.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Why is this <reg orig="reasond">reasoned</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Combine together <reg orig="'gainst">against</reg> the <reg orig="Enemie">Enemy</reg>:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> these <reg orig="domesticke">domestic</reg> and <reg orig="particurlar">particular</reg> <reg orig="broiles">broils</reg>,</l>
<l>Are not the question <reg orig="heere">here</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l><reg orig="Let's">Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> then determine with <reg orig="th'">the </reg>ancient of <reg orig="warre">war</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> proceeding.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Sister <reg orig="you'le">you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> go with <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg></reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l><reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> most <reg orig="conuenient">convenient</reg>, pray go with <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg></reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l><reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, ho, I know the Riddle, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="goe">go</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Exeunt both the Armies.</l></stage>
<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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></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="Battaile">Battle</reg>, ope this Letter:</l>
<l>If you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> victory, let the Trumpet sound</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> brought it: wretched though I <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg>,</l>
<l>I can produce a Champion, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="proue">prove</reg></l>
<l>What is <reg orig="auouched">avouched</reg> there. If you miscarry,</l>
<l>Your <reg orig="businesse">business</reg> of the world hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> an end,</l>
<l>And machination ceases. Fortune <reg orig="loues">loves</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:</l>
<l>When time shall <reg orig="serue">serve</reg>, let but the Herald cry,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="appeare">appear</reg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg>.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Why <reg orig="farethee">fare thee</reg> well, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="o're-looke">overlook</reg> thy paper.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Edmund.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>The Enemy<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> view, draw <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> your powers,</l>
<l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg> is the <reg orig="guesse">guess</reg> of their true strength and Forces,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <reg orig="dilligent">diligent</reg> <reg orig="discouerie">discovery</reg>, but your hast</l>
<l>Is now <reg orig="vrg'd">urged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> you.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> greet the time.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> both these Sisters <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 stung</l>
<l>Are of the Adder. <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Which</seg> of them shall I take?</l>
<l>Both? One ? Or neither? Neither can be <reg orig="enioy'd">enjoyed</reg></l>
<l>If both <reg orig="remaine">remain</reg> <reg orig="aliue">alive</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> take the <reg orig="Widdow">Widow</reg>,</l>
<l>Exasperates, makes mad <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Sister Gonerill,</l>
<l>And hardly shall I carry out my side,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> husband being <reg orig="aliue">alive</reg>. Now then, <reg orig="wee'l"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg></l>
<l>His countenance <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the <reg orig="Battaile">Battle</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> being done,</l>
<l>Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> would be rid of him, <reg orig="deuise">devise</reg></l>
<l>His speedy taking off. As <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> the <reg orig="mercie">mercy</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> he intends <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Lear and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Cordelia,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="Battaile">Battle</reg> done, and they within <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> power,</l>
<l>Shall <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> see his pardon: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> my state,</l>
<l>Stands <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> defend, not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> debate.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="2" type="scene">
<head>Scena Secunda.</head>

<stage><l>Alarum within. Enter with Drumme and Colours, Lear,</l>
<l>Cordelia, and Souldiers, ouer the Stage, and Exeunt.</l></stage>
<stage><l>Enter Edgar, and Gloster.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg> Father, take the shadow of this Tree</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> your good <reg orig="hoast">host</reg>: pray <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> the right may <reg orig="thriue">thrive</reg>:</l>
<l>If <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> I <reg orig="returne">return</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you <reg orig="againe">again</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> bring you comfort.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Grace go with you Sir.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<stage><l>Alarum and Retreat within.</l></stage>
<stage><l>Enter Edgar.</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="tane">taken</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me thy hand: Come <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> further Sir, a man may rot <reg orig="euen">even</reg> <reg orig="heere">here</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>What <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> ill thoughts <reg orig="againe">again</reg>?</l>
<l>Men must endure</l>
<l>Their going hence, <reg orig="euen">even</reg> as their <reg orig="comming">coming</reg> hither,</l>
<l><reg orig="Ripenesse">Ripeness</reg> is all come <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>And <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> true too.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exeunt.</l></stage>
</div2>

<div2 n="3" type="scene">
<head>Scena Tertia.</head>

<stage><l>Enter in conquest with Drum and Colours, Edmund, Lear,</l>
<l>and Cordelia, as prisoners, Souldiers, Captaine.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>Some Officers take them away: good guard,</l>
<l><reg orig="Vntill">Until</reg> their greater pleasures first be <reg orig="knowne">known</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> are <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> censure them.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> are not the first,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> with best meaning <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="incurr'd">incurred</reg> the worst:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> thee oppressed King I am cast <reg orig="downe">down</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="My selfe">Myself</reg> could else <reg orig="out-frowne">out-frown</reg> false Fortunes <reg orig="frowne">frown</reg>.</l>
<l>Shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> not see these Daughters, and these Sisters?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>: come <reg orig="let's">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> away <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> prison,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> two alone <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> sing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> Birds <reg orig="i'th'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg>Cage:</l>
<l>When thou dost <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> me blessing, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="kneele">kneel</reg> <reg orig="downe">down</reg></l>
<l>And <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> of thee <reg orig="forgiuenesse">forgiveness</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> <reg orig="wee'l"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="liue">live</reg>,</l>
<l>And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh</l>
<l>At gilded Butterflies: and <reg orig="heere">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="wee'l"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="talke">talk</reg> with them too,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> looses, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> wins; <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg><reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg><reg orig="'s"> is</reg> out;</l>
<l>And take <reg orig="vpon's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> the mystery of things,</l>
<l>As if <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> were <reg orig="Gods">God's</reg> spies: And <reg orig="wee'l"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> out</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> a <reg orig="wall'd">walled</reg> prison, packs and sects of great ones,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="ebbe">ebb</reg> and flow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="th'">the <reg orig="Moone">Moon</reg></reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>Take them away.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> such sacrifices my Cordelia,</l>
<l>The Gods <reg orig="themselues">themselves</reg> throw Incense.</l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> I caught thee?</l>
<l>He <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> parts <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>, shall bring a Brand from <reg orig="Heauen">Heaven</reg>,</l>
<l>And fire <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> hence, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> Foxes: wipe thine eyes,</l>
<l>The good <reg orig="yeares">years</reg> shall <reg orig="deuoure">devour</reg> them, flesh and fell,</l>
<l>Ere they shall make <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg>?</l>
<l><reg orig="Weele"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> see <reg orig="e'm">them</reg> <reg orig="staru'd">starved</reg> first: come.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>Come hither <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>, <reg orig="hearke">hark</reg>.</l>
<l>Take thou this note, go follow them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> prison,</l>
<l>One step I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="aduanc'd">advanced</reg> thee, if thou <reg orig="do'st">dost</reg></l>
<l>As this instructs thee, thou dost make thy way</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> Noble Fortunes: know thou this, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> men</l>
<l>Are as the time is; <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be tender minded</l>
<l><reg orig="Do's">Does</reg> not become a Sword, thy great <reg orig="imployment">employment</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> not <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> question: either say <reg orig="thou'lt">thou wilt</reg> <reg orig="do't">do it</reg>,</l>
<l>Or <reg orig="thriue">thrive</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> other <reg orig="meanes">means</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AK"><speaker>Capt.</speaker><l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="do't">do it</reg> my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>About it, and write happy, when <reg orig="th'hast">thou hast</reg> done,</l>
<l><reg orig="Marke">Mark</reg> I say instantly, and carry it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg></l>
<l>As I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> set it <reg orig="downe">down</reg>.</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit Captaine. </l></stage>
<stage><l>Flourish. Enter Albany, Gonerill, Regan, Soldiers.</l></stage>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Sir, you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="shew'd">showed</reg> <reg orig="to day">today</reg> your valiant <reg orig="straine">strain</reg></l>
<l>And Fortune led you well: you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> the <reg orig="Captiues">Captives</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> were the opposites of this <reg orig="dayes">day's</reg> strife:</l>
<l>I do require them of you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg> them,</l>
<l>As <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> shall find their <reg orig="merites">merits</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> safety</l>
<l>May equally determine.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>Sir, I thought it fit,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> send the old and miserable King <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> some retention,</l>
<l>Whose age had <reg orig="Charmes">Charms</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> it, whose Title more,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="plucke">pluck</reg> the common <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> his side,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="imprest">impressed</reg> <reg orig="Launces">Lances</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> do command them. With him I sent the Queen:</l>
<l>My reason all the same, and they are ready</l>
<l><reg orig="To morrow">Tomorrow</reg>, or at further space, <reg orig="t'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg></reg> <reg orig="appeare">appear</reg></l>
<l>Where you shall hold your Session.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> your patience,</l>
<l>I hold you but a <reg orig="subiect">subject</reg> of this <reg orig="Warre">War</reg>,</l>
<l>Not as a Brother.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l><reg orig="That's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> is</reg> as <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> list <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> grace him.</l>
<l><reg orig="Methinkes">Methinks</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> pleasure might <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="bin">been</reg> demanded</l>
<l>Ere you had spoke <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="farre">far</reg>. He led <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Powers,</l>
<l>Bore the Commission of my place and person,</l>
<l>The <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="immediacie">immediacy</reg> may well stand <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg>,</l>
<l>And call <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> your Brother.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> hot:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> grace he doth exalt <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg>,</l>
<l>More <reg orig="then">than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your addition.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> my rights,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> me <reg orig="inuested">invested</reg>, he <reg orig="compeeres">compeers</reg> the best.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> were the most, if he should husband you.</l></sp> 
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Iesters">Jesters</reg> do oft <reg orig="proue">prove</reg> Prophets.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Hola, hola,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> eye <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> told you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, <reg orig="look'd">looked</reg> but <reg orig="a squint">a-squint</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Lady I am not well, else 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, patrimony,</l>
<l>Dispose of them, of me, the walls is thine:</l>
<l><reg orig="Witnesse">Witness</reg> the world, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I create thee <reg orig="heere">here</reg></l>
<l>My Lord, and Master.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l><reg orig="Meane">Mean</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="enioy">enjoy</reg> him?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>The let alone lies not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your good <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>Nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thine Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l><reg orig="Halfe-blooded">Half-blooded</reg> fellow, yes.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Let the Drum strike, and <reg orig="proue">prove</reg> my title thine.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Stay yet, <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> reason: Edmund, I arrest thee</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> <reg orig="capitall">capital</reg> Treason; and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy arrest,</l>
<l>This <reg orig="guilded">gilded</reg> Serpent: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your <reg orig="claime">claim</reg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> Sisters,</l>
<l>I bare it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the interest of my wife,</l>
<l><reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> she is sub-contracted <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this Lord,</l>
<l>And I <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> husband contradict your Banes.</l>
<l>If you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> marry, make your <reg orig="loues">loves</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me,</l>
<l>My Lady is bespoke.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>An <reg orig="enterlude">interlude</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Thou art armed Gloster,</l>
<l>Let the <reg orig="Trmpet">Trumpet</reg> sound:</l>
<l>If none <reg orig="appeare">appear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="proue">prove</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> thy person,</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="heynous">heinous</reg>, manifest, and many Treasons,</l>
<l>There is my pledge: <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> thy heart</l>
<l>Ere I taste bread, thou art <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> nothing <reg orig="lesse">less</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="heere">here</reg> <reg orig="proclaim'd">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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="nere">never</reg> trust medicine.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>There<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> my exchange, what <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the world <reg orig="hes">he is</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> names me Traitor, villain-like he lies,</l>
<l>Call <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the Trumpet: he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> dares approach;</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> him, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> you, <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> not, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="maintaine">maintain</reg></l>
<l>My truth and <reg orig="honor">honour</reg> <reg orig="firmely">firmly</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>A Herald, ho.</l>
<l>Trust <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy single vertue, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> thy <reg orig="Souldiers">Soldiers</reg></l>
<l>All <reg orig="leuied">levied</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my name, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my name</l>
<l><reg orig="Tooke">Took</reg> their discharge.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>My <reg orig="sicknesse">sickness</reg> <reg orig="growes">grows</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> me.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>She is not well, <reg orig="conuey">convey</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my Tent.</l>
<l>Come hither Herald, let the <reg orig="Trumper">Trumpet</reg> sound,</l>
<l>And read out this.</l></sp> <stage><l>A Tumpet sounds.</l></stage> 
<stage><l>Herald reads.</l></stage>
<sp who="AI"><speaker>Her.</speaker><p>If any man of <reg orig="qualitie">quality</reg> or degree, within the lists of the Army, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="maintaine">maintain</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> Edmund, supposed <reg orig="Earle">Earl</reg> of Gloster,<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> he is a manifold Traitor, let him <reg orig="appeare">appear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the third<lb/>
sound of the Trumpet: he is bold <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his defence.</p></sp> <stage><l> 1 Trumpet.</l></stage>
<sp who="AI"><speaker>Her.</speaker><l><reg orig="Againe">Again</reg>.</l></sp> <stage><l>2 Trumpet.</l></stage>
<sp who="AI"><speaker>Her.</speaker><l><reg orig="Againe">Again</reg>.</l></sp> <stage><l> 3 Trumpet.</l></stage>
<stage><l>Trumpet answers within.</l></stage>
<stage><l>Enter Edgar armed.</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"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> this Call <reg orig="o'th'">of the </reg>Trumpet.</l></sp>
<sp who="AI"><speaker>Her.</speaker><l>What are you?</l>
<l>Your name, your quality, and why you answer</l>
<l>This present Summons?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Know my name is lost</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <reg orig="Treasons">Treason's</reg> tooth: <reg orig="bare-gnawne">bare-gnawn</reg>, and Canker-bit,</l>
<l>Yet am I Noble as the <reg orig="Aduersary">Adversary</reg></l>
<l>I come <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> cope.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Which</seg> is <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="Aduersary">Adversary</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>What<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="speakes">speaks</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> Edmund <reg orig="Earle">Earl</reg> of Gloster?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l><reg orig="Himselfe">Himself</reg>, what <reg orig="saist">sayst</reg> thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Draw thy Sword,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> if my speech offend a Noble heart,</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="arme">arm</reg> may do thee <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg>, <reg orig="heere">here</reg> is mine:</l>
<l>Behold it is my <reg orig="priuiledge">privilege</reg>,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="priuiledge">privilege</reg> of mine Honours,</l>
<l>My oath, and my profession. I protest,</l>
<l>Maugre thy strength, place, youth, and eminence,</l>
<l>Despise thy victor-Sword, and fire new Fortune,</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="valor">valour</reg>, and thy heart, thou art a Traitor:</l>
<l>False <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy Gods, thy Brother, and thy Father,</l>
<l>Conspirant <reg orig="'gainst">against</reg> this high <reg orig="illustirous">illustrious</reg> Prince,</l>
<l>And from <reg orig="th'">the </reg>extremest <reg orig="vpward">upward</reg> of thy head,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> the <reg orig="discent">descent</reg> and dust below thy <reg orig="foote">foot</reg>,</l>
<l>A most Toad-spotted Traitor. Say thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>,</l>
<l>This Sword, this <reg orig="arme">arm</reg>, and my best spirits are bent</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="proue">prove</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> thy heart, whereto I <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>,</l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="lyest">liest</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg> I should <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> thy name,</l>
<l>But since thy out-side <reg orig="lookes">looks</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> and Warlike,</l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> thy tongue (some say) of breeding breathes,</l>
<l>What safe, and nicely I might well delay,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> rule of Knight-hood, I <reg orig="disdaine">disdain</reg> and <reg orig="spurne">spurn</reg>:</l>
<l><reg orig="Backe">Back</reg> do I <reg orig="tosse">toss</reg> these Treasons <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy head,</l>
<l>With the hell-hated <reg orig="Lye">Lie</reg>, <reg orig="ore-whelme">overwhelm</reg> thy heart,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> they yet glance <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">by</seg>, and <reg orig="scarely">scarcely</reg> bruise,</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> <stage><l>Alarums. Fights.</l></stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>This is <reg orig="practise">practice</reg> Gloster,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <reg orig="th'">the </reg>law of <reg orig="Warre">War</reg>, thou wast not bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> answer</l>
<l>An <reg orig="vnknowne">unknown</reg> opposite: thou art not <reg orig="vanquish'd">vanquished</reg>,</l>
<l>But <reg orig="cozend">cozened</reg>, and <reg orig="beguild">beguiled</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Shut your mouth Dame,</l>
<l>Or with this paper shall I stop it: hold Sir,</l>
<l>Thou worse <reg orig="then">than</reg> any name, <reg orig="reade">read</reg> thine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="euill">evil</reg>:</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> tearing Lady, I <reg orig="perceiue">perceive</reg> you know it.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Say if I do, the <reg orig="Lawes">Laws</reg> are mine not thine,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> can <reg orig="araigne">arraign</reg> me <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>?</l></sp> <stage><l>Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Most monstrous! O, <reg orig="know'st">knowest</reg> thou this paper?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l><reg orig="Aske">Ask</reg> me not what I know.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Go after <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, she<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> desperate, <reg orig="gouerne">govern</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>What you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="charg'd">charged</reg> me with,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I done,</l>
<l>And more, much more, the time <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> bring it out.</l>
<l><reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> past, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> am I: But what art thou</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> hast this Fortune <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> me? If <reg orig="thou'rt">thou art</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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> exchange charity:</l>
<l>I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> blood <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou art Edmond,</l>
<l>If more, the more <reg orig="th'hast">thou hast</reg> <reg orig="wrong'd">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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> pleasant vices</l>
<l>Make instruments <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> plague <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>:</l>
<l>The <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> and <reg orig="vitious">vicious</reg> place where thee he got,</l>
<l>Cost him his eyes.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l><reg orig="Th'">Thou </reg>hast spoken right, <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> true,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="Wheele">Wheel</reg> is come full circle, 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="prophesie">prophesy</reg></l>
<l>A <reg orig="Royall">Royal</reg> <reg orig="Noblenesse">Nobleness</reg>: I must embrace thee,</l>
<l>Let sorrow split my heart, if <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> I</l>
<l>Did 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><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> nursing them my Lord. List a <reg orig="breefe">brief</reg> tale,</l>
<l>And when <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> told, O <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> my heart would burst.</l>
<l>The bloody proclamation <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> escape</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="follow'd">followed</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="neere">near</reg>, (O <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="liues">lives'</reg> <reg orig="sweetnesse">sweetness</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> the <reg orig="paine">pain</reg> of death would <reg orig="hourely">hourly</reg> dye,</l>
<l>Rather <reg orig="then">than</reg> die at once) taught me <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> shift</l>
<l>Into a <reg orig="mad-mans">madman's</reg> rags, <reg orig="t'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> </reg>assume a semblance</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> very <reg orig="Dogges">Dogs</reg> <reg orig="disdain'd">disdained</reg>: and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this habit</l>
<l>Met I my Father with his bleeding Rings,</l>
<l>Their precious Stones new lost: became his guide,</l>
<l>Led him, <reg orig="begg'd">begged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him, <reg orig="sau'd">saved</reg> him from <reg orig="dispaire">despair</reg>.</l>
<l><reg orig="Neuer">Never</reg> (O fault) <reg orig="reueal'd">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 <reg orig="arm'd">armed</reg>,</l>
<l>Not sure, though hoping of this good <reg orig="successe">success</reg>,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="ask'd">asked</reg> his blessing, and from first <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> last</l>
<l>Told him <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> pilgrimage. But his <reg orig="flaw'd">flawed</reg> heart</l>
<l>(<reg orig="Alacke">Alack</reg> too <reg orig="weake">weak</reg> the conflict <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> support)</l>
<l>Twixt two extremes of passion, <reg orig="ioy">joy</reg> and <reg orig="greefe">grief</reg>,</l>
<l>Burst smilingly.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>This speech of yours hath <reg orig="mou'd">moved</reg> me,</l>
<l>And shall perchance do good, but <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>,</l>
<l>You <reg orig="looke">look</reg> as you had something more <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> say.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>If there be more, more <reg orig="wofull">woeful</reg>, hold it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> I am almost ready <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="dissolue">dissolve</reg>,</l>
<l>Hearing of this.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter a Gentleman.</l></stage>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l><reg orig="Helpe">Help</reg>, <reg orig="helpe">help</reg>: O <reg orig="helpe">help</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>What <reg orig="kinde">kind</reg> of <reg orig="helpe">help</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l><reg orig="Speake">Speak</reg> man.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>What <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> this bloody Knife?</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l><reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> hot, it <reg orig="smoakes">smokes</reg>, it came <reg orig="euen">even</reg> from the heart</l>
<l>of----O she<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> dead.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> dead? <reg orig="Speake">Speak</reg> man.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>Your Lady Sir, your Lady; and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Sister</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> is <reg orig="poyson'd">poisoned</reg>: she confesses it.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>I was contracted <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> them both, all three</l>
<l>Now marry <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> an instant.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Here comes Kent.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Kent.</l></stage>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Produce the bodies, be they <reg orig="aliue">alive</reg> or dead;</l></sp>
<stage>Gonerill and Regans bodies brought out.</stage>
   <sp who="J">
<l>This <reg orig="iudgement">judgment</reg> of the <reg orig="Heauens">Heavens</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> makes <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> tremble.</l>
<l>Touches <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> not with <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg>: O, is this he?</l>
<l>The time <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not allow the complement</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> very manners <reg orig="vrges">urges</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>I am come</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> bid my King and Master aye good night.</l>
<l>Is he not here?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Great thing of <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> forgot,</l>
<l><reg orig="Speake">Speak</reg> Edmund, where<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> the King? and where<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> Cordelia?</l>
<l>Seest thou this <reg orig="obiect">object</reg> Kent?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><reg orig="Alacke">Alack</reg>, why thus?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>Yet Edmund was <reg orig="belou'd">beloved</reg>:</l>
<l>The one the other <reg orig="poison'd">poisoned</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my sake,</l>
<l>And after slew <reg orig="herselfe">herself</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l><reg orig="Euen">Even</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg>: <reg orig="couer">cover</reg> their faces.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>I pant <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> life: some good I <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> do</l>
<l><reg orig="Despight">Despite</reg> of mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> Nature. Quickly send,</l>
<l>(Be <reg orig="briefe">brief</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> it) <reg orig="to'th'Castle"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Castle</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> my Writ</l>
<l>Is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the life of Lear, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> Cordelia:</l>
<l>Nay, send <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> time.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Run, run, O run.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> my Lord? <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> <reg orig="ha's">ha is</reg> the Office?</l>
<l>Send thy token of <reg orig="repreeue">reprieve</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>Well thought <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>, take my Sword,</l>
<l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> it the <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Hast">Haste</reg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thy life.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Edm.</speaker><l>He hath Commission from thy Wife and me,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> hang Cordelia <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the prison, and</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> lay the blame <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="dispaire">despair</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> she for-did <reg orig="her selfe">herself</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>The Gods defend <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> him hence awhile.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Lear with Cordelia <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> 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>: O your are men of stones,</l>
<l>Had I your tongues and eyes, <reg orig="Il'd">I would</reg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg> them <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <reg orig="Heauens">Heaven's</reg> vault should crack: she<reg orig="'s"> 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>She<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> dead as earth: Lend me a <reg orig="Looking-glasse">Looking-glass</reg>,</l>
<l>If <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> breath <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> 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="promis'd">promised</reg> end?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Or image of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> 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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
<l>It is a chance <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="do's">does</reg> <reg orig="redeeme">redeem</reg> all <reg orig="sorrowes">sorrows</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> felt.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>O my good Master.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Prythee">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"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> you <reg orig="Murderors">Murderers</reg>, Traitors all,</l>
<l>I might <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="sau'd">saved</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, now she<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> gone <reg orig="for euer">forever</reg>:</l>
<l>Cordelia, Cordelia, stay a little. Ha:</l>
<l>What <reg orig="is't">is it</reg> thou <reg orig="saist">sayst</reg>? <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> voice was <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> soft,</l>
<l>Gentle, and low, an excellent thing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> woman.</l>
<l>I <reg orig="kill'd">killed</reg> the <reg orig="Slaue">Slave</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> was <reg orig="a hanging">a-hanging</reg> thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</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?</l>
<l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> the day, with my good biting <reg orig="Faulchion">Falchion</reg></l>
<l>I would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> made him skip: I am old now,</l>
<l>And these same crosses <reg orig="spoile">spoil</reg> me. <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> are you?</l>
<l>Mine eyes are not <reg orig="o'th'">of the </reg>best, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> tell you straight.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>If Fortune brag of two, she <reg orig="lou'd">loved</reg> and hated,</l>
<l>One of them <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> behold.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>This is a dull sight, are you not Kent?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>The same: your <reg orig="Seruant">Servant</reg> Kent,</l>
<l>Where is your <reg orig="Seruant">Servant</reg> Caius?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>He<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> a good fellow, I can tell you <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="He'le">He <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> strike and quickly too, he<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> dead and rotten.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> my good Lord, I am the very man.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> see <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> straight.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> from your first of difference and decay,</l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> <reg orig="follow'd">followed</reg> your sad steps.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><corr sic="Your">You</corr> are welcome hither.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> man else:</l>
<l>All<reg orig="'s"> is</reg> <reg orig="cheerlesse">cheerless</reg>, <reg orig="darke">dark</reg>, and deadly,</l>
<l>Your eldest Daughters <reg orig="haue">have</reg> fore-done <reg orig="themselues">themselves</reg>,</l>
<l>And desperately are dead</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>He <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg> not what he <reg orig="saies">says</reg>, and <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg> is it</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> present <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter a Messenger.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Very <reg orig="bootlesse">bootless</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AL"><speaker>Mess.</speaker><l>Edmund is dead my Lord.</l></sp> 
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l><reg orig="That's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> is</reg> but a trifle <reg orig="heere">here</reg>:</l>
<l>You Lords and Noble Friends, know <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> intent,</l>
<l>What comfort <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this great decay may come,</l>
<l>Shall be <reg orig="appli'd">applied</reg>. <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="resigne">resign</reg>,</l>
<l>During the life of this old <reg orig="Maiesty">Majesty</reg></l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> absolute power, you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your rights,</l>
<l>With <reg orig="boote">boot</reg>, and such addition as your Honours</l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> more <reg orig="then">than</reg> merited. All Friends shall</l>
<l>Taste the wages of their vertue, and all Foes</l>
<l>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="hang'd">hanged</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> life?</l>
<l>Why should a Dog, a Horse, a Rat <reg orig="haue">have</reg> life,</l>
<l>And thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> breath at all? <reg orig="Thou'lt">Thou wilt</reg> come <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more,</l>
<l><reg orig="Neuer">Never</reg>, <reg orig="neuer">never</reg>, <reg orig="neuer">never</reg>, <reg orig="neuer">never</reg>, <reg orig="neuer">never</reg>.</l>
<l>Pray you <reg orig="vndo">undo</reg> this Button. <reg orig="Thanke">Thank</reg> you Sir,</l>
<l>Do you see this? <reg orig="Looke">Look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>? <reg orig="Looke">Look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> lips,</l>
<l><reg orig="Looke">Look</reg> there, <reg orig="looke">look</reg> there.</l></sp> <stage><l>He dies.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>He faints, my Lord, my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><reg orig="Breake">Break</reg> heart, I <reg orig="prythee">prithee</reg> <reg orig="breake">break</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Looke">Look</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Vex not his ghost, O let him <reg orig="passe">pass</reg>, he hates him,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> would <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> the <reg orig="wracke">wrack</reg> of this tough world</l>
<l>Stretch him out longer.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>He is <reg orig="gon">gone</reg> indeed.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>The wonder is, he hath <reg orig="endur'd">endured</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> long,</l>
<l>He but <reg orig="vsurpt">usurped</reg> his life.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l><reg orig="Beare">Bear</reg> them from hence, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> present <reg orig="businesse">business</reg></l>
<l>Is <reg orig="generall">general</reg> woe : Friends of my <reg orig="soule">soul</reg>, you <reg orig="twaine">twain</reg>,</l>
<l>Rule <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this <reg orig="Realme">Realm</reg>, and the <reg orig="gor'd">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 <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> go,</l>
<l>My Master calls me, I must not say <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>The <reg orig="waight">weight</reg> of this sad time <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> must obey,</l>
<l><reg orig="Speake">Speak</reg> what <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="feele">feel</reg>, not what <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="ought">aught</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> say:</l>
<l>The oldest hath borne most, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> are <reg orig="yong">young</reg>,</l>
<l>Shall <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> see <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much, nor <reg orig="liue">live</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> long.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Exeunt with a dead March.</l></stage>
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