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" Lear. O, reason not the need ; our basest beggars Are in the poorest thing superfluous : Allow not nature more than nature needs, Man's life is cheap as beast's. "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ... - Page 129
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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To be Continued: Four Stories and Their Survival

Peter Conrad - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 207 pages
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Shakespeare's Universal Wolf: Studies in Early Modern Reification

Hugh Grady, Professor of English Hugh Grady - Drama - 1996 - 241 pages
...major development of the theme of probing into the state of nothing is achieved, in a later reply: O, reason not the need! our basest beggars Are in...than nature needs, Man's life is cheap as beast's, (u. iv. 264-7) Here Lear passionately asserts to the uncomprehending Goneril and Regan the absolute...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...his first choice: "And in good time you gave it" (II, iv, 250). Under the barrage, Lear cries out: O, reason not the need! our basest beggars Are in...than nature needs, Man's life is cheap as beast's. (II, iv, 263-266) He attempts to explain human feeling and pride, qualities that in the first scene...
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100 słynnych monologów

William Shakespeare - 1996 - 268 pages
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Great Books: My Adventures with Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and Other ...

David Denby - History - 1996 - 492 pages
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King Lear: Third Series

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1997 - 437 pages
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - Aging parents - 1997 - 437 pages
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