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1  I must love you, and sue to know you better.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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2  Here is better than the open air; take it thankfully.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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3  Now thou art an O without a figure: I am better than thou art now.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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4  Better thou hadst Not been born than not to have pleas'd me better.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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5  See better, Lear; and let me still remain The true blank of thine eye.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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6  Yet better thus, and known to be contemn'd, Than still contemn'd and flatter'd.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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7  O nuncle, court holy-water in a dry house is better than this rain-water out o door.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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8  Bid them farewell, Cordelia, though unkind: Thou losest here, a better where to find.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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9  How far your eyes may pierce I cannot tell: Striving to better, oft we mar what's well.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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10  Why, thou wert better in thy grave than to answer with thy uncovered body this extremity of the skies.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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11  When a wise man gives thee better counsel, give me mine again: I would have none but knaves follow it, since a fool gives it.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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12  Hold your hand, my lord: I have serv'd you ever since I was a child; But better service have I never done you Than now to bid you hold.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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13  Love well our father: To your professed bosoms I commit him: But yet, alas, stood I within his grace, I would prefer him to a better place.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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14  Sir, 'tis my occupation to be plain: I have seen better faces in my time Than stands on any shoulder that I see Before me at this instant.'
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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15  Thou better know'st The offices of nature, bond of childhood, Effects of courtesy, dues of gratitude; Thy half o the kingdom hast thou not forgot, Wherein I thee endow'd.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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16  But I'll not chide thee; Let shame come when it will, I do not call it: I do not bid the thunder-bearer shoot, Nor tell tales of thee to high-judging Jove: Mend when thou canst; be better at thy leisure: I can be patient; I can stay with Regan, I and my hundred knights.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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17  If it shall please you to suspend your indignation against my brother till you can derive from him better testimony of his intent, you should run a certain course; where, if you violently proceed against him, mistaking his purpose, it would make a great gap in your own honour, and shake in pieces the heart of his obedience.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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