King Lear quotes – perception/sight

Gloucester when blind I stumbled when first I saw
Kent 1.1 see better Lear
Knight about King Lear he blasts with eyeless rage
Lear in storm this tempest in my mind doth from my senses take all feeling else
Regan blinding Gloucester out vile jelly!one side will mock t’otherlet him smell his way to Dover
Cordelia hinting that she sees the brewing Machiavellian in her sisters with washed eyes Cordelia leaves you
Goneril in love-test I do love thee dearer than eyesight
Goneril about Lear 1.1 he hath ever but slenderly known himself
Lear’s misunderstanding of Cordelia’s ‘nothing’ let pride which she calls plainness marry her
Fool saying Lear should use all of his senses, with particular emphasis on sight to keep one’s eyes on either side’s nose, that what a man cannot smell out he may spy into
Lear expresses a desire for equality in his prayer, and then later Gl does the same, but both only when they have lost everything expose thyself to feel what wretches feel…shake the superflux to them / And show the heavens more justso distribution should undo excess / And each man have enough
Gl (now blind) says that he is lost, so there’s no point in being able to see I have no way, and therefore want no eyes
Albany –> Gon, saying she can’t see herself properly see thyself devil
Albany says that Gon being a woman is protection in their society howe’er thou art a fiend, a woman’s shape doth shield thee

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