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" And, to deal plainly, I fear I am not in my perfect mind. Methinks I should know you and know this man; Yet I am doubtful; for I am mainly ignorant What place this is, and all the skill I have Remembers not these garments; nor I know not Where I did lodge... "
Characters of Shakespear's plays - Page 173
by William Hazlitt - 1818
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The Tragedy of King Lear

William Shakespeare, Jay L. Halio - Drama - 1992 - 313 pages
...an hour more nor less; and to deal plainly, I fear I am not in my perfect mind. 60 Methinks I should know you and know this man; Yet I am doubtful: for...Where I did lodge last night. Do not laugh at me, 65 For, as I am a man, I think this lady To be my child Cordelia. CORDELIA And so I am: I am. LEAR...
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The Performance of Conviction: Plainness and Rhetoric in the Early English ...

Kenneth John Emerson Graham - History - 1994 - 232 pages
...an hour more nor less; And, to deal plainly, I fear I am not in my perfect mind. Methinks I should know you, and know this man; Yet I am doubtful, for...a man, I think this lady To be my child Cordelia. (59-69) Lear appears to sense that plainness is necessary for his new perception: only by letting go...
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Scar Tissue

Michael Ignatieff - Fiction - 1994 - 199 pages
...an hour more nor less; And, to deal plainly, I fear I am not in my perfect mind. Methinks I should know you, and know this man; Yet I am doubtful; for...For, as I am a man, I think this lady To be my child . . . Methinks I should know you People kept asking me: Does she recognise you? As if recognition is...
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The First Quarto of King Lear

William Shakespeare, Jay L. Halio - Drama - 1994 - 141 pages
...60 Fourscore and upward, and to deal plainly, I fear I am not in my perfect mind. Methinks I should know you and know this man; Yet I am doubtful, for...ignorant What place this is, and all the skill I have 65 Remembers not these garments, nor I know not Where I did lodge last night. Do not laugh at me, For,...
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Shakespeare and the Moving Image: The Plays on Film and Television

Anthony Davies - Drama - 1994 - 266 pages
...far apart Lear and Cordelia are. As Lear slowly and tentatively voices his deeply wished-for thought, 'Do not laugh at me, / For as I am a man, I think this lady / To be my child. Cordelia', Scofield as Lear hardly dares to look up as he speaks, for fear of being laughed at. Suddenly, as Cordelia...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...an hour more nor less; And, to deal plainly, I fear I am not in my perfect mind. Methinks I should know you, and know this man; Yet I am doubtful, for...a man, I think this lady To be my child Cordelia. Be your tears wet? Yes, faith. I pray weep not. If you have poison for me, I will drink it. I know...
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Shakespeare's Festive Tragedy: The Ritual Foundations of Genre

Naomi Conn Liebler - Drama - 1995 - 266 pages
...reference, unable to re-cognize the once-familiar. I fear I am not in my perfect mind. Methinks I should know you, and know this man, Yet I am doubtful: for...garments; nor I know not Where I did lodge last night. (IV.vii.62-7) However, contested social structures do not necessarily provide the safety and security...
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Reading Shakespeare on Stage

Herbert R. Coursen - Drama - 1995 - 298 pages
...Cordelia after their capture. The progress of this Lear culminated when he turned to Kent and said, "Do not laugh at me; / For as I am a man, I think this lady / To be my child, Cordelia." Only by being who Nightingale said he was at the outset, could Cox have made this Lear as vulnerable...
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The End of Magic

Ariel Glucklich - Religion - 1997 - 264 pages
...his grief King Lear became a stranger to his surroundings and lost his own self: Me thinks I should know you, and know this man; Yet I am doubtful; for...all the skill I have Remembers not these garments. Even lesser causes, such as ritual chanting, drumming, and dancing, produce similar effects, as we...
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Taming the Chaos: English Poetic Diction Theory Since the Renaissance

Emerson R. Marks - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 413 pages
...an hour more nor less; And, to deal plainly, I fear I am not in my perfect mind. Methinks I should know you, and know this man, Yet I am doubtful: for...this is; and all the skill I have Remembers not these garments.1' Whatever the shortcomings of Beattie's disquisition (marred by considerable theoretical...
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