|42. Albany or Edgar: ‘The weight of this sad time we must obey; Speak what we feel,
||not what we ought to say. The oldest hath borne most, we that are young / shall never see so much, nor live so long.’
|41. Lear: ‘Pray you, undo this button: thank you, sir.
||Do you see this? Look on her, look, her lips, Look there, look there!’
|40. Lear: ‘This feather stirs; she lives!
||If it be so, It is a chance which doth redeem all sorrows that I have felt.’
|39. Lear: ‘Howl, howl, howl! O, you are men of stones!
||Had I your tongue and eyes, I’d use them so that the heaven’s vault should crack.’
|38. Lear: ‘We two alone shall sing
||like birds in the cage.’ .
|37. Lear: ‘I am a very foolish fond old man, Forescore and upward,
||not an hour more or less. And to deal plainly, I fear I am not in my perfect mind.’
|36. Cordelia: ‘Had you not been their Father,
||these white flakes did challenge the pity of them.’
|35. Lear: ‘When we are born,
||we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.’ Act 4, Scene 6.
|34. Lear: ‘Through tattered clothes small vices do appear; Robes
||and furr’d gowns hide all. Plate sin with gold, and the strong lance of justice breaks.’
|33. Lear: ‘There thou might’st behold
||the greatest image of authority. A dog’s obeyed in office.’