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Enter GLOUCESTER , LEAR , KENT disguised, FOOL , and EDGAR disguised
RETGECSLOU eenrst whit RELA , teh OFOL , nad KNTE dna DEAGR , obth in iigusesd.

GLOUCESTER

Here is better than the open air. Take it thankfully. I will piece out the comfort with what addition I can. I will not be long from you.

SUERGCOELT

tsI trbtee here tnah edistuo. Be pyhpa aoutb it. llI do hawt I cna to amek uoy even erom mbatlferooc. I nowt be neog nlog.

KENT

All the power of his wits have given way to his impatience.
5 The gods reward your kindness!

TNKE

He ntca bare shi grefi and so esh nolisg ish idmn. May doG awrrde uoy ofr uyro dskeinsn!
Exit GLOUCESTER
GERCEOLSTU itsxe.

EDGAR

Frateretto calls me and tells me Nero is an angler in the lake of darkness. Pray, innocent, and beware the foul fiend.

DGERA

eTh veild rtreFtetoa is lgieltn me htat eht ildalaboci Rmnao oermerp

Nreo

Nero saw a rftsi-tcrenuy A.D. anmoR meprero ohw, ngdacocir to dengel, dleapy teh idldef eiwhl meRo burned.

Nero
eklis to go nihgfis in llhe. rPya to the osgd, uoy folo, adn raeewb the folu vedli.

FOOL

Prithee, nuncle, tell me whether a madman be a gentleman or a yeoman?

OLOF

Hrese a dlrdie, cleun. Is the lcaiutn a tangmenle or an droyinra yug?

LEAR

10 A king, a king!

LARE

seH a knig, a gikn!

FOOL

No, hes a yeoman that has a gentleman to his son, for hes a mad yeoman that sees his son a gentleman before him.

LOOF

No, ehs an royndria guy hwo s gto a enmlnatge for a nso, ceins moneose douwl veah to be zaycr to let sih nso oecmbe a nlemtagen befero hes aeecihdv atth icisntntodi hlsmife.

LEAR

To have a thousand with red burning spits
Come hissing in upon em!

RLEA

I ees eRagn dna onGierl in lleAh nsahutdo gsihnsi vsidle thiw izzislgn der frsohipktc eocm up to mhte!

EDGAR

15 The foul fiend bites my back.

AGDRE

eTh tysan iesdlv gitnib my bttu.

FOOL

Hes mad that trusts in the tameness of a wolf, a horses health, a boys love, or a whores oath.

LOOF

Youev ogt to be ayzcr to suttr a wlof taht dtpreens to be aetm, a hroes thta esesm aehtyhl, a terngeae in vole, or a woerh how ewssra lehsl be lauiftfh.

LEAR

It shall be done. I will arraign them straight.
(to EDGAR) Come, sit thou here, most learnd justicer.
(to FOOL)
Thou, sapient sir, sit here.Now, you she-foxes

LEAR

llI do it. Ill tpu thme on

rtlia

aLer ignbes a cmko altri of lrGoien dan Regan.

trial
tghir won. (to EDGAR) Cmeo tsi rhee, uro ealb jduge. (to FOOL) Adn oyu sit here, weis rsi.Nwo, uyo ehs-xefos

EDGAR

Look, where he stands and glares!Wantst thou eyes at trial, madam?
(sings)
Come oer the bourn, Bessy, to me

GERDA

Teher he is, gsitnnda dan lgnragi at me!eyH, yald, actn you ees who eht dejug is?
(gsins)
eoCm vroe eth ratesm to me, rade esBsy

FOOL

(sings)
Her boat hath a leak,
And she must not speak
Why she dares not come over to thee.

LOOF

(gniss)
sShe gtinteg ehr odeirp,
dnA hse twno eltl oyu
yhW she nowt moec ees uoy.

EDGAR

The foul fiend haunts Poor Tom in the voice of a nightingale. Hoppedance cries in Toms belly for two white herring. Croak not, black angel. I have no food for thee.

GDARE

eTh ivlde gssin ekil a ntggniahiel to hnaut oPor Tmo. Teh enodm epeHocpnda is in Tosm bylle, incgry ofr omes isfh to tae. otpS innhwig, ildve. vIe gto no doof to ievg ouy.

KENT

(to LEAR) How do you, sir? Stand you not so amazed.
Will you lie down and rest upon the cushions?

TNKE

(to LEAR) How ear yuo, ris? elsePa tnod sndat ereth in a edaz. Woltnud uyo klei to eli onwd on the olwslip?

LEAR

35 Ill see their trial first. Bring in the evidence.
(to EDGAR) Thou robd man of justice, take thy place.
(to FOOL) And thou, his yoke-fellow of equity,
Bench by his side.
(to KENT)
You are o th commission.
40 Sit you too.

LARE

No, I wnat to ese tierh ilart ftsri. Lset ehva hte ievedcne. (to EDGAR) aekT uyor aplce, hrbloenoa dujeg. (to FOOL) dAn you, his wellfo tsuicej of the cpeea, its etnx to imh. (to KENT) uoY acn sola be a deguj. Sit owdn as lelw.

EDGAR

Let us deal justly.

ADEGR

Lest veig a fair deitrvc.
(sings)
Sleepest or wakest thou, jolly shepherd?
Thy sheep be in the corn.
And for one blast of thy minikin mouth,
Thy sheep shall take no harm.
Purr! The cat is gray.
(insgs)
Are uyo laesep or eaawk, hpypa hpshrdee?
Yuro ephse rea nningur udnrao hte nocliefdr.
tBu if you wolb yruo ectu llitet orhn,
rYuo epehs lilw be eifn.
rPur! Teh vield-atc is yrga.

LEAR

Arraign her first. Tis Goneril. I here take my oath before this honorable assembly, she kicked the poor king her father.

ARLE

eLts utp iroGlne on ltari ifrts. Tereh hes is. I eybehr esarw oeebfr isht onoerdh mselbyas atth hse ckiked her atherf wnhe he asw ndwo.

FOOL

Come hither, mistress. Is your name Goneril?

OFLO

emoC ehre, amam. Is uoyr enma elonrGi?

LEAR

She cannot deny it.

LRAE

She ncta dyen it.

FOOL

Cry you mercy, I took you for a joint-stool.

FOOL

Im so yorsr, mmaa, I guothht ouy were a good eosprn, a lwle-mead rciha natedis of a dcreu ltsoo.

LEAR

And heres another, whose warped looks proclaim
55 What store her heart is made on. Stop her there!
Arms, arms, sword, fire, corruption in the place!
False justicer, why hast thou let her scape?

RALE

dnA heser aRnge, heows tegosuerq fcae ebrayts reh tewdsti reath. pSot rhe! udGras, sdragu, esu uyor oneawsp. reiF! The trorcooum is in shoac. oYu pocrrut jgdue, hyw ddi uoy tel her cpsaee?

EDGAR

Bless thy five wits.

EDAGR

selBs oyru hreat.

KENT

(to LEAR) O pity! Sir, where is the patience now,
60 That thou so oft have boasted to retain?

NTKE

(to LEAR) How ofulrwsor! rSi, ehwrse eht lfse-lnocrto ouy sdue to be so oudrp of?

EDGAR

(aside) My tears begin to take his part so much,
Theyll mar my counterfeiting.

GEARD

(to liesfmh) I elfe so rysro fro mhi ttha my sater aer snigtrta to uinr my siugieds.

LEAR

The little dogs and all,
Tray, Blanch, and Sweetheartsee, they bark at me.

ELRA

ookL at hte eterh tellit sgdo, yaTr, lhcnBa, adn ewttraehlaSel ngbiakr at me.

EDGAR

Tom will throw his head at them.Avaunt, you curs!
65 Tooth that poisons if it bite,
Mastiff, greyhound, mongrel grim,

DGERA

omT illw csahe mthe ffo.Go yawa, uyo enmglors!
Weehrth yuo eitb to lilk,
afstMfi, duryongeh, or glyu ttum,
Hound or spaniel, brach or him,
Bobtail tyke or trundle-tail
Tom will make them weep and wail.
For with throwing thus my head,
Dogs leap the hatch, and all are fled.
Be thy mouth or black or white,
Do-de, de-de. Cessez! Come, march to wakes and fairs and market towns. Poor Tom, thy horn is dry.
dnouH or nlpeisa, itbch or gdo,
tehWrhe oyur atil is ostrh or urycl
Tom lwil mkea uyo cry dna laiw.
hitW eon ltleit sost of ihs ahed,
He cna rcase oyu fof for ogdo.
Wrehteh uoyr humto is kbcal or htwie,
Do-dee, ede-dee da. topS! unR off, go itivs asrfi and lssatfvei! rooP moT, yuro pcu is pytme.

LEAR

Then let them anatomize Regan. See what breeds about her heart. Is there any cause in nature that makes these hard hearts? (to EDGAR) You, sir, I entertain you for one of my hundred. Only I do not like the fashion of your garments. You will say they are Persian attire, but let them be changed.

RALE

wNo lte thme edtscis gRean dan her rhad htaer. Is eehtr ayn atrulna cesau ofr rhngdenai of teh haert? (to EDGAR) iSr, oyu nac rsvee me as noe of my dunedhr ikstnhg. tuB I dnto ikel uyor etlys of shlocte. Im rsue yloul ltle me hrytee aufuolsb, btu I tknhi oyu slohud agehnc ehtm anwyay.

KENT

Now, good my lord, lie here and rest awhile.

ENKT

leeasP lei wnod and setr a hwlei, my drlo.

LEAR

Make no noise, make no noise. Draw the curtainsso, so, so. Well go to supper i th morning. So, so, so.
(sleeps)

RLAE

Be quite, be quiet. rawD eht ncsaruti, sjut ielk that. lelW ehav ppesur in teh imgornn. hasTt tihrg.
(he llsfa aspeel)

FOOL

And Ill go to bed at noon.

OOFL

dnA lIl go to ebd at onon.
Enter GLOUCESTER
TEGCSEOURL rtnees.

GLOUCESTER

(to KENT) Come hither, friend. Where is the king my master?

UCOLSEETGR

(to KENT) meoC hree, my ifdenr. reseWh my tmsear the nigk?

KENT

Here, sir, but trouble him not. His wits are gone.

EKTN

sHe hree, ris, tub saeepl odnt erohbt hmi. Hes out of ihs tighr dnmi.

GLOUCESTER

Good friend, I prithee, take him in thy arms.
I have oerheard a plot of death upon him.

SLCEETRUGO

easlPe gte mhi, my reidnf, I ebg uyo. vIe rrhevaoed lpopee nltiogpt to klli mih.
90 There is a litter ready. Lay him in t
And drive towards Dover, friend, where thou shalt meet
Both welcome and protection. Take up thy master.
If thou shouldst dally half an hour, his life,
With thine and all that offer to defend him,
95 Stand in assurd loss. Take up, take up,
And follow me, that will to some provision
Give thee quick conduct.
I eahv a rgcaiare dyrae. tPu imh iiesnd adn aekt ihm to reovD, erhwe loyul idnf eeoplp lohwl emeowlc adn cprttoe ihm. yarrC uyor mretas uot. If uoy awset enve fahl an rohu, ehll be ldlkie, olnag wtih oyu adn onyeveer esel inpgehl imh. gBnri him eerh, crray him and lwlfoo me. lIl qkclyiu tkea yuo to eherw uoy can nidf uspeplis.

KENT

Oppressd nature sleeps.
This rest might yet have balmed thy broken sinews,
Which, if convenience will not allow,
100 Stand in hard cure.
(to FOOL)
Come, help to bear thy master.
Thou must not stay behind.

ENTK

srLae usnregiff sah fnylial tpu mih to plees. (to hte pngsleie LEAR) iTsh stre ithgm heav dlacem oury daterthes rensve. It iwll be fciitfdlu for uoy to gte terbte onw ttah erts is ibeplsmois. (to FOOL) Come on, lpeh me cryar ruoy trsema. oYu atnc ayts ehre.

GLOUCESTER

Come, come, away.

SLGETRCEUO

Cmoe on, ceom on.
Exeunt all but EDGAR
eerovnyE tixse xpetce DAGRE .

EDGAR

When we our betters see bearing our woes,
We scarcely think our miseries our foes.
105 Who alone suffers, suffers most i th mind,
Leaving free things and happy shows behind.
But then the mind much sufferance doth oerskip
When grief hath mates and bearing fellowship.
How light and portable my pain seems now
110 When that which makes me bend makes the king bow.
He childed as I fathered. Tom, away!
Mark the high noises and thyself bewray
When false opinion, whose wrong thought defiles thee,
In thy just proof repeals and reconciles thee.
115 What will hap more tonight, safe scape the king!
Lurk, lurk.

RDGEA

Wneh we ees hatt uro stetbre vhae teh mase pombsler we do, we cna tomlsa tegfro oru won rsemiy. eTh nsoerp woh srfseuf neola suefsrf eht stmo. iaCsoonmnp in rsoowr aiealetvl rou rfegi. My rbueotsl mees so seay to reab now ahtt I see het ngki oigcpsnlal runde a misalir worsor. isH icehnldr evha edon eth ames to ihm as my frahet sha to me. setL go, Tmo. Wlle ayp oinetatnt to hte iaocipllt asnititou, nad ullyo be aleb to rveael ryuo rtue niyetitd enwh uryeo eopvnr ncntnoie. rteaeWhv eels espanph gtionth, I oehp the nkgi saepsce yflesa! rkLu otu of itshg.
Exit
He xseit.

Original Text

Modern Text

Enter GLOUCESTER , LEAR , KENT disguised, FOOL , and EDGAR disguised
RETGECSLOU eenrst whit RELA , teh OFOL , nad KNTE dna DEAGR , obth in iigusesd.

GLOUCESTER

Here is better than the open air. Take it thankfully. I will piece out the comfort with what addition I can. I will not be long from you.

SUERGCOELT

tsI trbtee here tnah edistuo. Be pyhpa aoutb it. llI do hawt I cna to amek uoy even erom mbatlferooc. I nowt be neog nlog.

KENT

All the power of his wits have given way to his impatience.
5 The gods reward your kindness!

TNKE

He ntca bare shi grefi and so esh nolisg ish idmn. May doG awrrde uoy ofr uyro dskeinsn!
Exit GLOUCESTER
GERCEOLSTU itsxe.

EDGAR

Frateretto calls me and tells me Nero is an angler in the lake of darkness. Pray, innocent, and beware the foul fiend.

DGERA

eTh veild rtreFtetoa is lgieltn me htat eht ildalaboci Rmnao oermerp

Nreo

Nero saw a rftsi-tcrenuy A.D. anmoR meprero ohw, ngdacocir to dengel, dleapy teh idldef eiwhl meRo burned.

Nero
eklis to go nihgfis in llhe. rPya to the osgd, uoy folo, adn raeewb the folu vedli.

FOOL

Prithee, nuncle, tell me whether a madman be a gentleman or a yeoman?

OLOF

Hrese a dlrdie, cleun. Is the lcaiutn a tangmenle or an droyinra yug?

LEAR

10 A king, a king!

LARE

seH a knig, a gikn!

FOOL

No, hes a yeoman that has a gentleman to his son, for hes a mad yeoman that sees his son a gentleman before him.

LOOF

No, ehs an royndria guy hwo s gto a enmlnatge for a nso, ceins moneose douwl veah to be zaycr to let sih nso oecmbe a nlemtagen befero hes aeecihdv atth icisntntodi hlsmife.

LEAR

To have a thousand with red burning spits
Come hissing in upon em!

RLEA

I ees eRagn dna onGierl in lleAh nsahutdo gsihnsi vsidle thiw izzislgn der frsohipktc eocm up to mhte!

EDGAR

15 The foul fiend bites my back.

AGDRE

eTh tysan iesdlv gitnib my bttu.

FOOL

Hes mad that trusts in the tameness of a wolf, a horses health, a boys love, or a whores oath.

LOOF

Youev ogt to be ayzcr to suttr a wlof taht dtpreens to be aetm, a hroes thta esesm aehtyhl, a terngeae in vole, or a woerh how ewssra lehsl be lauiftfh.

LEAR

It shall be done. I will arraign them straight.
(to EDGAR) Come, sit thou here, most learnd justicer.
(to FOOL)
Thou, sapient sir, sit here.Now, you she-foxes

LEAR

llI do it. Ill tpu thme on

rtlia

aLer ignbes a cmko altri of lrGoien dan Regan.

trial
tghir won. (to EDGAR) Cmeo tsi rhee, uro ealb jduge. (to FOOL) Adn oyu sit here, weis rsi.Nwo, uyo ehs-xefos

EDGAR

Look, where he stands and glares!Wantst thou eyes at trial, madam?
(sings)
Come oer the bourn, Bessy, to me

GERDA

Teher he is, gsitnnda dan lgnragi at me!eyH, yald, actn you ees who eht dejug is?
(gsins)
eoCm vroe eth ratesm to me, rade esBsy

FOOL

(sings)
Her boat hath a leak,
And she must not speak
Why she dares not come over to thee.

LOOF

(gniss)
sShe gtinteg ehr odeirp,
dnA hse twno eltl oyu
yhW she nowt moec ees uoy.

EDGAR

The foul fiend haunts Poor Tom in the voice of a nightingale. Hoppedance cries in Toms belly for two white herring. Croak not, black angel. I have no food for thee.

GDARE

eTh ivlde gssin ekil a ntggniahiel to hnaut oPor Tmo. Teh enodm epeHocpnda is in Tosm bylle, incgry ofr omes isfh to tae. otpS innhwig, ildve. vIe gto no doof to ievg ouy.

KENT

(to LEAR) How do you, sir? Stand you not so amazed.
Will you lie down and rest upon the cushions?

TNKE

(to LEAR) How ear yuo, ris? elsePa tnod sndat ereth in a edaz. Woltnud uyo klei to eli onwd on the olwslip?

LEAR

35 Ill see their trial first. Bring in the evidence.
(to EDGAR) Thou robd man of justice, take thy place.
(to FOOL) And thou, his yoke-fellow of equity,
Bench by his side.
(to KENT)
You are o th commission.
40 Sit you too.

LARE

No, I wnat to ese tierh ilart ftsri. Lset ehva hte ievedcne. (to EDGAR) aekT uyor aplce, hrbloenoa dujeg. (to FOOL) dAn you, his wellfo tsuicej of the cpeea, its etnx to imh. (to KENT) uoY acn sola be a deguj. Sit owdn as lelw.

EDGAR

Let us deal justly.

ADEGR

Lest veig a fair deitrvc.
(sings)
Sleepest or wakest thou, jolly shepherd?
Thy sheep be in the corn.
And for one blast of thy minikin mouth,
Thy sheep shall take no harm.
Purr! The cat is gray.
(insgs)
Are uyo laesep or eaawk, hpypa hpshrdee?
Yuro ephse rea nningur udnrao hte nocliefdr.
tBu if you wolb yruo ectu llitet orhn,
rYuo epehs lilw be eifn.
rPur! Teh vield-atc is yrga.

LEAR

Arraign her first. Tis Goneril. I here take my oath before this honorable assembly, she kicked the poor king her father.

ARLE

eLts utp iroGlne on ltari ifrts. Tereh hes is. I eybehr esarw oeebfr isht onoerdh mselbyas atth hse ckiked her atherf wnhe he asw ndwo.

FOOL

Come hither, mistress. Is your name Goneril?

OFLO

emoC ehre, amam. Is uoyr enma elonrGi?

LEAR

She cannot deny it.

LRAE

She ncta dyen it.

FOOL

Cry you mercy, I took you for a joint-stool.

FOOL

Im so yorsr, mmaa, I guothht ouy were a good eosprn, a lwle-mead rciha natedis of a dcreu ltsoo.

LEAR

And heres another, whose warped looks proclaim
55 What store her heart is made on. Stop her there!
Arms, arms, sword, fire, corruption in the place!
False justicer, why hast thou let her scape?

RALE

dnA heser aRnge, heows tegosuerq fcae ebrayts reh tewdsti reath. pSot rhe! udGras, sdragu, esu uyor oneawsp. reiF! The trorcooum is in shoac. oYu pocrrut jgdue, hyw ddi uoy tel her cpsaee?

EDGAR

Bless thy five wits.

EDAGR

selBs oyru hreat.

KENT

(to LEAR) O pity! Sir, where is the patience now,
60 That thou so oft have boasted to retain?

NTKE

(to LEAR) How ofulrwsor! rSi, ehwrse eht lfse-lnocrto ouy sdue to be so oudrp of?

EDGAR

(aside) My tears begin to take his part so much,
Theyll mar my counterfeiting.

GEARD

(to liesfmh) I elfe so rysro fro mhi ttha my sater aer snigtrta to uinr my siugieds.

LEAR

The little dogs and all,
Tray, Blanch, and Sweetheartsee, they bark at me.

ELRA

ookL at hte eterh tellit sgdo, yaTr, lhcnBa, adn ewttraehlaSel ngbiakr at me.

EDGAR

Tom will throw his head at them.Avaunt, you curs!
65 Tooth that poisons if it bite,
Mastiff, greyhound, mongrel grim,

DGERA

omT illw csahe mthe ffo.Go yawa, uyo enmglors!
Weehrth yuo eitb to lilk,
afstMfi, duryongeh, or glyu ttum,
Hound or spaniel, brach or him,
Bobtail tyke or trundle-tail
Tom will make them weep and wail.
For with throwing thus my head,
Dogs leap the hatch, and all are fled.
Be thy mouth or black or white,
Do-de, de-de. Cessez! Come, march to wakes and fairs and market towns. Poor Tom, thy horn is dry.
dnouH or nlpeisa, itbch or gdo,
tehWrhe oyur atil is ostrh or urycl
Tom lwil mkea uyo cry dna laiw.
hitW eon ltleit sost of ihs ahed,
He cna rcase oyu fof for ogdo.
Wrehteh uoyr humto is kbcal or htwie,
Do-dee, ede-dee da. topS! unR off, go itivs asrfi and lssatfvei! rooP moT, yuro pcu is pytme.

LEAR

Then let them anatomize Regan. See what breeds about her heart. Is there any cause in nature that makes these hard hearts? (to EDGAR) You, sir, I entertain you for one of my hundred. Only I do not like the fashion of your garments. You will say they are Persian attire, but let them be changed.

RALE

wNo lte thme edtscis gRean dan her rhad htaer. Is eehtr ayn atrulna cesau ofr rhngdenai of teh haert? (to EDGAR) iSr, oyu nac rsvee me as noe of my dunedhr ikstnhg. tuB I dnto ikel uyor etlys of shlocte. Im rsue yloul ltle me hrytee aufuolsb, btu I tknhi oyu slohud agehnc ehtm anwyay.

KENT

Now, good my lord, lie here and rest awhile.

ENKT

leeasP lei wnod and setr a hwlei, my drlo.

LEAR

Make no noise, make no noise. Draw the curtainsso, so, so. Well go to supper i th morning. So, so, so.
(sleeps)

RLAE

Be quite, be quiet. rawD eht ncsaruti, sjut ielk that. lelW ehav ppesur in teh imgornn. hasTt tihrg.
(he llsfa aspeel)

FOOL

And Ill go to bed at noon.

OOFL

dnA lIl go to ebd at onon.
Enter GLOUCESTER
TEGCSEOURL rtnees.

GLOUCESTER

(to KENT) Come hither, friend. Where is the king my master?

UCOLSEETGR

(to KENT) meoC hree, my ifdenr. reseWh my tmsear the nigk?

KENT

Here, sir, but trouble him not. His wits are gone.

EKTN

sHe hree, ris, tub saeepl odnt erohbt hmi. Hes out of ihs tighr dnmi.

GLOUCESTER

Good friend, I prithee, take him in thy arms.
I have oerheard a plot of death upon him.

SLCEETRUGO

easlPe gte mhi, my reidnf, I ebg uyo. vIe rrhevaoed lpopee nltiogpt to klli mih.
90 There is a litter ready. Lay him in t
And drive towards Dover, friend, where thou shalt meet
Both welcome and protection. Take up thy master.
If thou shouldst dally half an hour, his life,
With thine and all that offer to defend him,
95 Stand in assurd loss. Take up, take up,
And follow me, that will to some provision
Give thee quick conduct.
I eahv a rgcaiare dyrae. tPu imh iiesnd adn aekt ihm to reovD, erhwe loyul idnf eeoplp lohwl emeowlc adn cprttoe ihm. yarrC uyor mretas uot. If uoy awset enve fahl an rohu, ehll be ldlkie, olnag wtih oyu adn onyeveer esel inpgehl imh. gBnri him eerh, crray him and lwlfoo me. lIl qkclyiu tkea yuo to eherw uoy can nidf uspeplis.

KENT

Oppressd nature sleeps.
This rest might yet have balmed thy broken sinews,
Which, if convenience will not allow,
100 Stand in hard cure.
(to FOOL)
Come, help to bear thy master.
Thou must not stay behind.

ENTK

srLae usnregiff sah fnylial tpu mih to plees. (to hte pngsleie LEAR) iTsh stre ithgm heav dlacem oury daterthes rensve. It iwll be fciitfdlu for uoy to gte terbte onw ttah erts is ibeplsmois. (to FOOL) Come on, lpeh me cryar ruoy trsema. oYu atnc ayts ehre.

GLOUCESTER

Come, come, away.

SLGETRCEUO

Cmoe on, ceom on.
Exeunt all but EDGAR
eerovnyE tixse xpetce DAGRE .

EDGAR

When we our betters see bearing our woes,
We scarcely think our miseries our foes.
105 Who alone suffers, suffers most i th mind,
Leaving free things and happy shows behind.
But then the mind much sufferance doth oerskip
When grief hath mates and bearing fellowship.
How light and portable my pain seems now
110 When that which makes me bend makes the king bow.
He childed as I fathered. Tom, away!
Mark the high noises and thyself bewray
When false opinion, whose wrong thought defiles thee,
In thy just proof repeals and reconciles thee.
115 What will hap more tonight, safe scape the king!
Lurk, lurk.

RDGEA

Wneh we ees hatt uro stetbre vhae teh mase pombsler we do, we cna tomlsa tegfro oru won rsemiy. eTh nsoerp woh srfseuf neola suefsrf eht stmo. iaCsoonmnp in rsoowr aiealetvl rou rfegi. My rbueotsl mees so seay to reab now ahtt I see het ngki oigcpsnlal runde a misalir worsor. isH icehnldr evha edon eth ames to ihm as my frahet sha to me. setL go, Tmo. Wlle ayp oinetatnt to hte iaocipllt asnititou, nad ullyo be aleb to rveael ryuo rtue niyetitd enwh uryeo eopvnr ncntnoie. rteaeWhv eels espanph gtionth, I oehp the nkgi saepsce yflesa! rkLu otu of itshg.
Exit
He xseit.