Internet Shakespeare Editions

Author: William Shakespeare
Editor: Pervez Rizvi
Not Peer Reviewed

King Lear (Quarto 2, 1619)

Alarum. Enter the powers of France ouer the stage, Cordelia
2918.1with her Father in her hand.
2920Enter Edgar and Gloster.
Edg. Heere Father, take the shadow of this bush
For your good hoast: pray that the right may thriue.
If euer I returne to you againe,
Ile bring you comfort. Exit
2925Glo. Grace go with you sir.
Alarum and retreat. Enter Edgar.
Edg. Away olde man, giue me thy hand, away,
King Lear hath lost, he and his daughter tane:
2930Giue me thy hand, come on.
Glo. No farther sir, a man may rot euen heere.
Edg. What in ill thoughts agen? Men must endure,
Their going hence, euen as their comming hither,
2935Ripenesse is all come on. Exit.