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King Lear
by William Shakespeare

Act 5, Scene 2 Easiest-to-Read Edition

A field between the two camps

 

 

 

 



King Lear Act 5, Scene 2


 

King Lear Act 5 Scene 2

Alarum within Enter with drum and colors the powers of France over the stage, and CORDELIA with her father LEAR in her hand And exeunt

Alarum within Enter with drum and colors the powers of France over the stage, and CORDELIA with her father LEAR in her hand And exeunt

Enter EDGAR disguised and GLOUCESTER

Enter EDGAR disguised and GLOUCESTER

EDGAR

Here, father, take the shadow of this tree

For your good host. Pray that the right may thrive.

If ever I return to you again,

Iíll bring you comfort.

 

EDGAR

Here, father, take the shadow of this tree

For your good host. Pray that the right may thrive.

If ever I return to you again,

Iíll bring you comfort.

 

GLOUCESTER

   Grace go with you, sir.

 

GLOUCESTER

   Grace go with you, sir.

 

Exit EDGAR

Exit EDGAR

Alarum and retreat within

Alarum and retreat within

Enter EDGAR

Enter EDGAR

EDGAR

Away, old man. Give me thy hand. Away!

King Lear hath lost, he and his daughter ta'en.

Give me thy hand. Come on.

 

EDGAR

Away, old man. Give me thy hand. Away!

King Lear hath lost, he and his daughter ta'en.

Give me thy hand. Come on.

 

GLOUCESTER

No further, sir. A man may rot even here.

 

GLOUCESTER

No further, sir. A man may rot even here.

 

EDGAR

What, in ill thoughts again? Men must endure

Their going hence even as their coming hither.

Ripeness is all. Come on.

 

EDGAR

What, in ill thoughts again? Men must endure

Their going hence even as their coming hither.

Ripeness is all. Come on.

 

GLOUCESTER

   And thatís true too.

 

GLOUCESTER

   And thatís true too.

 

Exeunt

Exeunt

 

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