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1  The wonder is, he hath endur'd so long: He but usurp'd his life.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT V
2  'An chud ha' bin zwaggered out of my life, 'twould not ha' bin zo long as 'tis by a vortnight.'
King Lear By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT IV
3  And yet I know not how conceit may rob The treasury of life when life itself Yields to the theft.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
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4  Quickly send, Be brief in it, to the castle; for my writ Is on the life of Lear and on Cordelia; Nay, send in time.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT V
5  My life I never held but as a pawn To wage against thine enemies; ne'er fear to lose it, Thy safety being the motive.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT I
6  Edmund, I think, is gone In pity of his misery, to dispatch His nighted life; moreover to descry The strength o th'enemy.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT IV
7  I dare pawn down my life for him, that he hath writ this to feel my affection to your honour, and to no other pretence of danger.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT I
8  Take up thy master; If thou shouldst dally half an hour, his life, With thine, and all that offer to defend him, Stand in assured loss.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT III
9  O, reason not the need: our basest beggars Are in the poorest thing superfluous: Allow not nature more than nature needs, Man's life is cheap as beast's.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT II
10  Though well we may not pass upon his life Without the form of justice, yet our power Shall do a courtesy to our wrath, which men May blame, but not control.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT III
11  Caitiff, to pieces shake That under covert and convenient seeming Hast practis'd on man's life: close pent-up guilts, Rive your concealing continents, and cry These dreadful summoners grace.
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
Get Context   In ACT I
13  Sir, I love you more than word can wield the matter; Dearer than eyesight, space, and liberty; Beyond what can be valu'd, rich or rare; No less than life, with grace, health, beauty, honour; As much as child e'er lov'd, or father found; A love that makes breath poor and speech unable; Beyond all manner of so much I love you.
King Lear By William Shakespeare
Get Context   In ACT I