No Fear Act 5 Scene 3
No Fear Act 5 Scene 3 Page 11

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His grief grew puissant and the strings of life
Began to crack. Twice then the trumpets sounded,
230And there I left him tranced.
more, until his heart started to break. Then I heard the trumpets blow twice, and left him there in a trance.

ALBANY

     But who was this?

ALBANY

But who was that man?

EDGAR

Kent, sir, the banished Kent, who in disguise
Followed his enemy king and did him service
Improper for a slave.

EDGAR

It was Kent, sir, the exiled Kent, who, after the king treated him like an enemy of the state, put on a disguise and followed his king, carrying out tasks unworthy of even a slave.
Enter SECOND KNIGHT with a bloody knife
The SECOND KNIGHT enters with a bloody knife.

SECOND KNIGHT

   Help, help, O, help!

SECOND KNIGHT

Help, help, oh, help!

EDGAR

     What kind of help?

EDGAR

What kind of help do you need?

ALBANY

Speak, man.

ALBANY

Say something, man!

EDGAR

235What means that bloody knife?

EDGAR

What is that bloody knife?

SECOND KNIGHT

'Tis hot, it smokes.
It came even from the heart of—oh, she’s dead!

SECOND KNIGHT

It’s still warm from the cut. It was just removed from from the heart of—oh, she’s dead!

ALBANY

Who dead? Speak, man.

ALBANY

Who’s dead? Speak, man.

SECOND KNIGHT

Your lady, sir, your lady. And her sister
240By her is poisoned. She confesses it.

SECOND KNIGHT

Your wife, sir, your wife. And her sister’s dead too, poisoned by your wife. She confessed.

EDMUND

I was contracted to them both. All three
Now marry in an instant.

EDMUND

I was engaged to both of them. All three of us will marry now in death.

EDGAR

   Here comes Kent.

EDGAR

Here comes Kent.