King Lear Translation Act 5, Scene 2
Alarum within. Enter with drum and colors the powers of France over the stage, and CORDELIA with her father LEAR in her hand. And exeunt
Enter EDGAR disguised and GLOUCESTER
Here, father, take the shadow of this tree For your good host. Pray that the right may thrive. If ever I return to you again, I’ll bring you comfort.
Here, old man, use the shadow of this tree for shelter. Pray that the right side will win this battle. If I ever return to you again, I'll bring you good news.
Grace go with you, sir.
May God go with you, sir.
Alarum and retreat within
Away, old man. Give me thy hand. Away!King Lear hath lost, he and his daughter ta'en.Give me thy hand. Come on.
Let's go, old man. Give me your hand. Now! King Lear has been defeated, and he and his daughter are captured. Give me your hand. Come on.
No further, sir. A man may rot even here.
I can't go any further, sir. I might as well die here as anywhere else.
What, in ill thoughts again? Men must endure Their going hence even as their coming hither. Ripeness is all. Come on.
What, are you feeling depressed again? We cannot choose our deaths any more than we can choose our births. We must ripen before we decay. Come on.
And that’s true too.
And that's true too.
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