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" Why have my sisters husbands, if they say They love you all? Haply, when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must take my plight shall carry Half my love with him, half my care and duty. Sure I shall never marry like my sisters, To love my father all. "
The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare: With a Life - Page 6
by William Shakespeare - 1828
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Teaching with Shakespeare: Critics in the Classroom

Union College (Schenectady N y ) - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 269 pages
...honor you. Why have my sisters husbands, if they say They love you all? Happily, when I shall wed, 100 That lord whose hand must take my plight shall carry Half my love with him, half my care and duty. Sure I shall never marry like my sisters, [To love my father all]. Lear. But goes thy heart with this?...
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The Performance of Conviction: Plainness and Rhetoric in the Early English ...

Kenneth John Emerson Graham - History - 1994 - 232 pages
...(Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1980), pp. 41-60. " Without the form of justice": King Lear 195 That lord whose hand must take my plight shall carry Half my love with him, half my care and duty. Sure I shall never marry like my sisters, [To love my father all]. (95-I04)7 She wants to be judged...
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The First Quarto of King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 141 pages
...lord whose hand must take my plight shall carry Half my love with him, half my care and duty. Sure, I shall never marry like my sisters, To love my father all. LEAR But goes this with thy heart? CORDELIA Ay, good my lord. go LEAR So young, and so umender? CORDELIA So young, my lord, and true....
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Shakespeare at Work

John Jones - Drama - 1999 - 292 pages
...their father, she pertinently asks him: Why have my sisters husbands if they say They love you all? Haply when I shall wed That lord whose hand must take...carry Half my love with him, half my care and duty. Sure, I shall never marry like my sisters, To love my father all. (History, i. 91-6) Hers is one of...
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Perspectives on Renaissance Drama

Mary Beth Rose - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 190 pages
...born" (.Measure for Measure 3.1.190-91), Cordelia defends patrilineage, stating clearly, "Happily, when I shall wed, / That lord whose hand must take...carry / Half my love with him, half my care and duty" (1.1.100-02). Given the conventional nature of Cordelia's silence, backed as it is by verbal assurances,...
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Reading Shakespeare Historically

Lisa Jardine, Professor of Renaissance Studies Lisa Jardine - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 207 pages
...love you, and most honour you. Why have my sisters husbands, if they say They love you all? Happily, when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must take my...carry Half my love with him, half my care and duty: Sure I shall never marry like my sisters, To love my father all.8 Since the obedience and dutiful dependency...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...love you, and most honor you. Why have my sisters husbands, if they say They love you all? Happily, when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must take my...carry Half my love with him, half my care and duty. Sure I shall never marry like my sisters, [To love my father all]. (I, i, 95-104) Her logic is flawless....
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Coming of Age in Shakespeare

Marjorie B. Garber - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 248 pages
...she replies in similarly resolute terms: Why have my sisters husbands, if they say They love you all? Haply, when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must...carry Half my love with him, half my care and duty. Sure I shall never marry like my sisters, To love my father all. (Ln. i. 99-104) Goneril and Regan,...
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Making Trifles of Terrors: Redistributing Complicities in Shakespeare

Harry Berger, Peter Erickson - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 487 pages
...father to ridicule. Some of the pressure that works on her is apparent in the following remark: Happily, when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must take my...carry Half my love with him, half my care and duty: Sure I shall never marry like my sisters, To love my father all. (1.1.100-104) Bradley observes that...
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Homemade Esthetics: Observations on Art and Taste

Clement Greenberg - Art - 2000 - 256 pages
...what Cordelia means when she says: ... Why have my sisters husbands, if they say They love you all? Haply, when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must...carry Half my love with him, half my care and duty. Sure I shall never marry like my sisters, To love my father all. It's Lear's folly to want to hold...
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