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1  We have seen the best of our time.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT I
2  Sirrah, you were best take my coxcomb.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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3  Tis best to give him way; he leads himself.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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4  In my rights, By me invested, he compeers the best.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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5  I'll bring him the best 'parel that I have, Come on't what will.'
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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6  We are not the first Who with best meaning have incurr'd the worst.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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7  That which ordinary men are fit for, I am qualified in, and the best of me is diligence.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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8  Brother, I advise you to the best; I am no honest man if there be any good meaning toward you: I have told you what I have seen and heard.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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9  At this time We sweat and bleed: the friend hath lost his friend; And the best quarrels in the heat are curs'd By those that feel their sharpness.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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10  Our father he hath writ, so hath our sister, Of differences, which I best thought it fit To answer from our home; the several messengers From hence attend dispatch.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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11  To be worst, The lowest and most dejected thing of fortune, Stands still in esperance, lives not in fear: The lamentable change is from the best; The worst returns to laughter.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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12  Reverse thy state; And in thy best consideration check This hideous rashness: answer my life my judgement, Thy youngest daughter does not love thee least; Nor are those empty-hearted, whose low sounds Reverb no hollowness.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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13  This is most strange, That she, who even but now was your best object, The argument of your praise, balm of your age, The best, the dearest, should in this trice of time Commit a thing so monstrous, to dismantle So many folds of favour.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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14  The best and soundest of his time hath been but rash; then must we look from his age to receive not alone the imperfections of long-engrafted condition, but therewithal the unruly waywardness that infirm and choleric years bring with them.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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