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" 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... "
Synonymisches Handwörterbuch der englischen Sprache für die Deutschen - Page 427
by H M. Melford - 1841 - 456 pages
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Jewish Writing and the Deep Places of the Imagination

Mark Krupnick - 2006 - 382 pages
...care for him? Grief-stricken and enraged, Lear launches forth on one of his many great speeches: "O, reason not the need! Our basest beggars / Are in the...than nature needs, / Man's life is cheap as beast's." In the next act, Lear is led out of the storm into the hovel of another figure driven to madness by...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of Thomas Noon Talfourd

Thomas Noon Talfourd - 2005 - 360 pages
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A Companion to Tragedy

Rebecca Bushnell - 2005 - 572 pages
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 900 pages
...twenty, ten, or five, To follow in a house where twice so many Have a command to tend you? What need one? 0 reason not the need! Our basest beggars Are in the poorest things superfluous. 260 Allow not nature more than nature needs, Man's life is cheap as beast's. Thou...
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Aesthetic Democracy

Thomas Docherty - 2006 - 210 pages
...has for twenty-five, ten, five, or even one man to assist in his retinue, to which Lear replies, O reason not the need! Our basest beggars Are in the...than nature needs, Man's life is cheap as beast's. (2.4) Lear's great problem, of course, is that for him, love is quantifiable; and its quantity can...
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Emotion and Reason in Consumer Behavior

Arjun Chaudhuri - 2006 - 183 pages
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German Shakespeare Studies at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century

Christa Jansohn - 2006 - 318 pages
...answered Regan's question: "What need one?" by insisting on the precedence of culture over nature: O, reason not the need! Our basest beggars Are in the...than nature needs, Man's life is cheap as beast's. (2.2.453-56) But now, in act 3, contenancing the naked beggar Tom, the hierarchy is reversed. Culture,...
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Intellectual Property Rights: Critical Concepts in Law, Volume 1

D. Vaver - 2006 - 314 pages
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Passion And Social Constraint

Ernest Van Den Haag - 1963 - 368 pages
...his courtiers were functionally unnecessary, a luxury, Lear rightly, though in vain, entreated: Oh, reason not the need. Our basest beggars Are in the...superfluous. Allow not nature more than nature needs, Man's life's as cheap as beast's. Turning directly to Regan, Lear averred: Thou art a lady. If only to go...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro - 2006 - 1092 pages
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