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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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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1851 - 429 pages
...misapplied, 310. Striving to better, oft we mar what's well. And vice sometimes's by action dignified. 311. 0 reason not the need; our basest beggars Are in the...superfluous: Allow not nature more than nature needs, _ Man's life is cheap as beast's. ^12. Give thy thoughts no tongue, 313. The friends thou hast and...
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The Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1852
...with thee ; [To GONKRIL. 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,...or five, To follow in a house, where twice so many . I Have a command to tend you ? Reg. What need one ? Lear. 0, reason not the need : our basest beggars...
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William Shakspeare's Complete Works, Dramatic and Poetic, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1852
...with thee ; [To Goneril. Thy fifty yet doth double five and twenty, And thou art twice her love. Gon. (7) Battle-axes. (8) The white mark for archers to aim at. (9) The watch-word. honse, where twice so many Have a command to tend you ? Reg. What need one ? Lear. O, reason not the...
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The Life and Beauties of Shakespeare: Comprising Careful Selections from ...

William Shakespeare - 1853 - 345 pages
...bid thunder-bearer shoot, Nor tell tales of thee to high-judging Jove. THE NECESSARIES OF LIFE FEW. O, reason not the need: our basest beggars Are in...than nature needs, Man's life is cheap as beast's. LEAR ON THE INGRATITUDE OF HIS DAUGHTERS. You see me here, yon gods, a poor old man, As full of grief...
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Feeding the Family: The Social Organization of Caring as Gendered Work

Marjorie L. DeVault - Social Science - 1994 - 270 pages
...Crossette, "Official Toll Reaches 92,000 in Bangladesh Cyclone," New York Times, May 4, 1991, p. 1 . vH O, reason not the need! Our basest beggars Are in...than nature needs, Man's life is cheap as beast's. (King Lear, II, iv. 267-70) Regan and Goneril are, of course, women, two of the most vicious female...
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The First Quarto of King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 141 pages
...fifty yet doth double five and twenty, And thou art twice her love. GONORILL Hear me, my lord. 230 What need you five and twenty? ten? or five? To follow...house where twice so many Have a command to tend you? REGAN What needs one? LEAR O reason not the need! Our basest beggars Are in the poorest thing superfluous....
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1994 - 176 pages
...double five-and-twenty, And thou art twice her love. Hear me, my lord. What need you five-and-twenty, ten, or five, To follow in a house where twice so many Have a command to tend you? What need one? 0 reason not the need! Our basest beggars Are in the poorest things superfluous. 260...
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Downsizing Government and Setting Priorities of Federal Programs ..., Part 1

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations - Administrative agencies - 1995
...his daughters to explain why he needs even one bodyguard in his regal retirement, he cries out: "Oh Reason not the need. Our basest beggars are in the...nature more than nature needs. Man's life is cheap as beasts." In other words, need is not the measure of human dignity. Surely, we can get by with fewer...
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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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