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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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The Tragedy of King Lear: With Classic and Contemporary Criticisms

William Shakespeare - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 340 pages
...Lear's need for even a single knight, he cries out in one of the most oftquoted speeches of the play, O reason not the need! Our basest beggars Are in the...than nature needs, Man's life is cheap as beast's. (2.4.263-66) Human nature, stripped of all but the barest necessities, is reduced to the bestial. Man...
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