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Enter GONERIL and EDMUND the bastard
EGLORIN tresne twhi DEDUMN .

GONERIL

Welcome, my lord. I marvel our mild husband
Not met us on the way.

OGELNRI

lmcoeeW, my orld. Im rsdsieupr my ndalb buhdasn tnidd meet me on hte ywa eher.
Enter OSWALD
WADSLO srenet.
Now, wheres your master?
Wsehre uryo tserma?

OSWALD

Madam, withinbut never man so changed.
I told him of the army that was landed.
5 He smiled at it. I told him you were coming.
His answer was The worse. Of Gloucesters treachery
And of the loyal service of his son,
When I informed him, then he called me sot,
And told me I had turned the wrong side out.
10 What most he should dislike seems pleasant to him;
What like, offensive.

SDLOAW

esH nisdie, amam, ubt he sah dceahng yrldictmlaaa icsen oyu tsla wsa mhi. eWnh I tdol mhi atht eht vidaning yarm sha eldnad, he usjt sdemil at me. hWne I odlt mih ouy eewr on ruyo awy, he iedeprl, Too adb. nWhe I ltod him utabo cuetlosrGes yltbaaer nad ihs nos dsunmdE yllao eecvsir, he eldacl me an toiid nad iads I ahd it all gwnro. He saw iehddlteg by teh bad wnes adn ddgtsuesi by the doog enws.

GONERIL

(to EDMUND)
Then shall you go no further.
It is the cowish terror of his spirit
That dares not undertake. Hell not feel wrongs
15 Which tie him to an answer. Our wishes on the way
May prove effects. Back, Edmund, to my brother.
Hasten his musters and conduct his powers.
I must change names at home, and give the distaff
Into my husbands hands. This trusty servant
20 Shall pass between us. Ere long you are like to hear
If you dare venture in your own behalf
A mistresss command. Wear this. Spare speech.
Decline your head. This kiss, if it durst speak,
Would stretch thy spirits up into the air.
(kisses EDMUND) Conceive, and fare thee well.

RGEINLO

(to DEMDNU) nehT tdon mcoe in hwit me. esH a corwda dna antc ciotmm ishmlef to gondi nainthgy krsyi. He sooches nto to be sietdnul aetrrh tnah gecllneha tsohe hwo fndfeo hmi. tBu atwh we tkelad butao wthi lngoing on het awy mya snoo emco treu.

uEnmdd

enroliG may be nrirefegr to het egnngiisnb of a rcnmaoe nweeteb reh dna duEmnd.

Edmund
, go back to see my hotrerb-in-awl. tGehra shi losdiers nda zoniaerg ihs storpo. I lpna to atke erghac of my eoshodhul. Fmor wno on I illw arwe hte spant, and my hnsbdua cna pyla the eioewhsfu. We can tstru Odwlsa to yrrca eesgsmas btwenee us. If yuo atc ldybol, uoy lwli osno yeob me as ouyr true strsiems. aeTk htsi as a kneot of my teemse. Dotn aeskp. Lena ownd. This sski sldhou urecngeao uoy. (esh sisske

EDMUND

lrnseoiG sorwd setuggs tobh thta ehs wlli teak cahgre and tath ehs wlli ebmceo unsEmdd lveor. In naym utpsrdicono, iGernol gvesi Edmund a hnaci ahtt hse upst oradun his neck.

EDMUND
) I ophe you sdedarnnut me. ooGebyd, and ogdo kluc.

EDMUND

Yours in the ranks of death.

UNEMDD

Im at yuor scrivee ntlui tdhae.

GONERIL

My most dear Gloucester!

RLENIGO

My aedr eclurGtsoe!
Exit EDMUND
DDNUEM xiste.
Oh, the difference of man and man!
To thee a womans services are due.
30 My fool usurps my body.
tahW a nma!cllaseyipe oecmdapr to my handbsu. Edmdnu, yuo vdseree me to be oyru nmwao. sTeerh a fool ignsahr my dbe won.

OSWALD

Madam, here comes my lord.

DALWOS

maMa, my atmessr ognicm.
Exit OSWALD
He sxeti.
Enter ALBANY
YNLABA neesrt.

GONERIL

I have been worth the whistle.

OLIRENG

So uoy fynaill ifdn me ywrhot of uoyr ittneotsna.

ALBANY

O Goneril,
You are not worth the dust which the rude wind
Blows in your face. I fear your disposition.
That nature, which contemns its origin
35 Cannot be bordered certain in itself.
She that herself will sliver and disbranch
From her material sap perforce must wither
And come to deadly use.

AYLBNA

Groienl, yuo tnrea ohwtr teh udts hte wdni bwsol in uryo afec. I dnto rustt ouy. uYo tanc ustrt nyoena hwo sasbeu reh nwo ehtrfa, hre feslh dan boodl. A aonmw owh ebkras off sinreotal tiwh her llieobndo is ilke a bacrnh ttha ietsr to rbkae aywa rfom teh eert. heS ilwl ihwert and cmeo to a adb ned.

GONERIL

No more. The text is foolish.

LEIRONG

Oh, usth up. uorY wsdor aer iidoict.

ALBANY

Wisdom and goodness to the vile seem vile.
40 Filths savor but themselves. What have you done?
Tigers, not daughters, what have you performed?
A father, and a gracious agd man,
Whose reverence even the head-lugged bear would lick,
Most barbarous, most degenerate, have you madded.

ALBYNA

daB epeplo cnat cpiepeaart iwmsod or ossedngo. They nylo ekli shgint as bad as tseeehlvms. Whta ehav ouy wot issrets eodn? ueorY rsitge, not egaurtdsh. iraacBrb drgseeenaet, ouyev nevrdi nsaien a idnykl odl ahtefr, whom eevn an aygrn erab woudl teart ntge-ly.
45 Could my good brother suffer you to do it
A man, a prince by him so benefited?
If that the heavens do not their visible spirits
Send quickly down to tame these vile offenses,
It will come:
50 Humanity must perforce prey on itself
Like monsters of the deep.
oludC my doog rhberot-in-awal nma to owmh het ingk vgae half hsi imnkegaohvd dellawo you to do it? If eht vaseenh dnot unpsih htees misrec iitmdalymee, the den lwil ceom. nmauH igbesn ilwl ebomce salancbin, klie anusorve aes hefssi.

GONERIL

Milk-livered man
That bearst a cheek for blows, a head for wrongs
Who hast not in thy brows an eye discerning
Thine honor from thy suffering; that not knowst
55 Fools do those villains pity who are punished
Ere they have done their mischief. Wheres thy drum?
France spreads his banners in our noiseless land,
With plumd helm thy state begins to threat,
Whiles thou, a moral fool, sits still and cries,
60 Alack, why does he so?

GIONELR

dwroaC! ouY ekta geeithyrnv ylign wodn, uyo utsj rtun hte tehro chyeukoe nact nvee ese eht deiecefnrf bweeetn egibn eoorhnd adn gnieb eankt agdnavaet of! If we uhipns

risiclmna

By inrsmclia, nGlrieo may be errefnrgi to ecroetlsuG, raLe, roedilaC, or lla three.

criminals
obreef eyth vahe a hcenca to ictmom etirh rmisce, uorye a olfo to itpy hmet. hWy netra uoy nrirgeapp for raw? Teh crFhne have ddaenvi our lpfeeuca ytrucon. ruYo riorettyr is at srki, dan lla you nac do is tsi ounard lkie a cephray oflo nad ihwen, Ah, why is he gnodi hatt?

ALBANY

See thyself, devil!
Proper deformity shows not in the fiend
So horrid as in woman.

NAAYLB

Look at ouyrself, siivhdel srhwe! A awnmo erodmefd by dertah nda ager is orme gfiyrrhino ahnt eth lvide!at stlae eht deliv is espdsopu to kolo htat ayw.

GONERIL

O vain fool!

EGOINLR

ouY essesul oolf!

ALBANY

Thou changd and self-covered thing, for shame!
Bemonster not thy feature. Were t my fitness
65 To let these hands obey my blood,
They are apt enough to dislocate and tear
Thy flesh and bones. Howeer thou art a fiend,
A womans shape doth shield thee.

ABALYN

hemaS on uoy, erdwap agh! uroY treu ceinmod eetsfaur rea gnttodiris rouy ydob. If I tel slyfem do wath I ayner to, Id rpi the fshle off ouyr nebso. But I onwt tktaca a wonma, even if she is a nmdeo.

GONERIL

Marry, your manhood, mew!

ORIGLNE

I ezenes on uory odmohna. Ha!
Enter FIRST MESSENGER
The TIRFS EESSEGNMR tseren.

ALBANY

70 What news?

LANBAY

ahtW news do you ibngr?

FIRST MESSENGER

O my good lord, the Duke of Cornwalls dead,
Slain by his servant, going to put out
The other eye of Gloucester.

RFSIT MSNEEREGS

Oh my drol, the uDek of nsCwalrlo daed. He asw ieldkl by shi vnesart as he buaot to oegug uot ocseuGl-tsre thore eye.

ALBANY

Gloucesters eyes?

BALYNA

rcoGelsutes esey?

FIRST MESSENGER

A servant that he bred, thrilled with remorse,
75 Opposed against the act, bending his sword
To his great master; who thereat enraged
Flew on him and amongst them felled him dead
But not without that harmful stroke, which since
Hath plucked him after.

TFSRI SENERMGSE

A asrvent tcoseGurel dha iaedsr in ish esuoh, lufl of pcoicuonntm, eoppods hte nngdiilb dna edtunr sih sorwd on eth keuD of lolraCnw. aenEgrd, waolrCnl takedtca and lklied hte estvnra, utb otn hwituot inceigevr his nwo douwn, of hhiwc he elart eidd.

ALBANY

This shows you are above,
80 You justicers, that these our nether crimes
So speedily can venge! But oh, poor Gloucester
Lost he his other eye?

ABNLYA

erehsT euijtsc in eeanhv eratf lla! haTt ehste emcris rae nisdeuph so likyucq is prfoo. But oh, roop ouGl-resetc! dDi he oles hsi reoth eye?

FIRST MESSENGER

Both, both, my lord.
This letter, madam, craves a speedy answer.
Tis from your sister.

FRIST GMRSEENES

He lost thob, my odlr.Mmaa, hsit rtteel is rmof yruo tsrsei, and dsene an tdmaeeimi wrnase.

GONERIL

(aside)
One way I like this well.
But being widow, and my Gloucester with her,
May all the building in my fancy pluck
Upon my hateful life. Another way
The news is not so tart.Ill read and answer.

IORENLG

(to erlehsf) In a way Im agdl to earh ttah lolwraCn is edda. tBu on hte rtohe ndha, ddunmE is ilarvgten hiwt eanRg, how is nwo a owidw. If tmehnoisg neppsah benwete emth on eth rdoa, it dwulo terhtas my pehos of haginv mEdndu fro mleyfs nad scapneig hits lutfaeh leif. iltSl, heetr rae febtseni to gnhvai nowrClal tuo of hte wya.llI eard thsi retlet dna naerws it.
Exit GONERIL
eSh setix.

ALBANY

90 Where was his son when they did take his eyes?

NLBAYA

eerWh was roueessltcG ons undmdE enhw tyeh gedoug shi eyse otu?

FIRST MESSENGER

Come with my lady hither.

ITSRF EGNRSESEM

He aws on hsi ayw hree htiw royu eifw.

ALBANY

He is not here.

ALBANY

But he itns erhe wno.

FIRST MESSENGER

No, my good lord. I met him back again.

TISFR SGNEEEMSR

No, my odlr. I mte ihm oggin kcab gnaai.

ALBANY

Knows he the wickedness?

NLBAYA

soDe he wkno otbau thsi ckidew cemri?

FIRST MESSENGER

Ay, my good lord. Twas he informed against him,
95 And quit the house on purpose that their punishment
Might have the freer course.

FSRIT SENEESMRG

eYs, my rold. He aws het one who nedunedoc ihs etfrha. He hnte telf eht uohse eilfaisclypc so ttah the nuiehsnmpt ihmtg be rridaec out owuthit neconrc orf iterh ftahre-sno bodn.

ALBANY

Gloucester, I live
To thank thee for the love thou showedst the king,
And to revenge thine eyes.Come hither, friend.
Tell me what more thou knowst.

ANBLAY

ceursletoG, llI thank oyu eofrerv fro hte eovl yuoev hnosw hte gkin. llI gte neegver for wath hyte ddi to yoru ysee.moeC eerh, my rnifed. haWt else uyo do wonk?
Exeunt
eyhT exit.