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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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Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 133, no. 3)

1873
...twenty-five. "Hear me, my lord," Goneril concludes the bargaining, "What need you five-and-twenty, ten, or five, / To follow in a house where twice so many / Have a command to tend you?" to which Regan adds, "What need one?" (2.4.262-5). The bargaining is not with death as such, but it...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1839
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: King Lear. Romeo and Juliet ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...five-and-twenty, And thou art twice her love. Gon. Hear me, my lord ; What need you five-and-twenty, ten, or five, To follow in a house, where twice so...nature more than nature needs, Man's life is cheap a as beast's. Thou art a lady ; If only to go warm were gorgeous, Why, nature needs not what thou gorgeous...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...behind thee, and on every hand, Enwheel thee round ! 37 — ii. 1. 614 Nature content with little. O, reason not the need : our basest beggars Are in...than nature needs, Man's life is cheap as beast's. 34 — ii. 4. 615 Plea of adversity. If ever you have look'd or) better days ; If ever been where bells...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...behind thee, and on every hand, Enwheel thee round ! 37 — ii. 1. 614 Nature content with little. O, reason not the need : our basest beggars Are in...poorest thing superfluous : Allow not nature more thaa nature needs, Man's life is cheap as beast's. 34 — ii. 4. 615 Plea of adversity, If ever you...
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King Lear. Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - 1841
...with thee : [to Goneril. Thy fifty yet doth double five and twenty, And thou art twice her love. Gon. Hear me, my lord ; What need you five and twenty,...house, where twice so many Have a command to tend you ? Re. What need one ? Lear. O, reason not the need ; our basest beggars Are in the poorest thing superfluous...
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The Philosophy of Shakspere: Extracted from His Plays

William Shakespeare, Michael Henry Rankin - 1841 - 238 pages
...need you five and twenty, ten, or five,* To follow in a house ? Began. What need one ? King Lear. Oh, reason not the need! our basest beggars Are in the...than nature needs, Man's life is cheap as beast's. King Lear. Act ii. Soene 4. KIND INTENTIONS APPRECIATED. Theseus. . . . Never anything can be amiss,...
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Life of Kenble. Kelly's Reminiscences. Davy's Salmonia. ANcient history of ...

Walter Scott - English literature - 1841
...will be upon the very reasoning of Goneril before alluded to: — " What need you five-and-twenty, ten, or five, To follow in a house where twice so many Have a command to tend you!" — Patrick, will you play Regan, and echo, " What need one?" Take care, my good fellow! for you will...
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Life of Kenble. Kelly's Reminiscences. Davy's Salmonia. ANcient history of ...

Walter Scott - English literature - 1841
...It will be upon the very reasoning of Goneril before alluded to:— " What need you five-and-twenty, ten, or five, To follow in a house where twice so many Have a command to tend youV— Patrick, will you play Regan, and echo, " What need owe?" Take care, my good fellow! for you...
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The plays and poems of Shakespeare, according to the improved ..., Volume 13

William Shakespeare - 1842
...with thee .[to Goneril. Thy fifty yet doth double five and twenty, And thou art twice her love. Gon. Hear me, my lord ; What need you five and twenty,...house, where twice so many Have a command to tend you ? Re. What need one ? Lear. O, reason not the need ; our basest beggars Are in the poorest thing superfluous...
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