King Lear Quotes Test

I cannot conceive you Kent, pun on words
Sir, I love you more than words can wield the matter Goneril, proffessing her hypocritical love to Lear
Time shall unfold what plaited cunning hides: who covers faults, at last shame them derides. Well may you prosper! Cordelia, foreshadowing. Scolding her sisters and telling them they are worthless.
I do serve you in this business. A credulous father! and a brother noble, Whose nature is so far from doing harms that he suspects none. Edmund, never suspect the noble brother, Edgar, being bad (which he is not)
The hedge sparrow fed the cuckoo so long, That it had its head bit off by its young. Fool, the cuckoo lays its eggs in a sparrow’s nest and orphans them. The sparrow takes care of the cuckoo until it grows up and kills the host. (Daughters to Lear)
How sharper than a serpents tooth it is to have a thankless child! Away, away! King Lear, his daughters are thankless.
O, sir, you are old. Nature in you stands on the very verge of her confine: you should be ruled and led by some discretion. Regan, wants her father to leave and is rude
And dare, upon the warrant of my note, commend a dear thing to you. There is division, although as yet the face of it be covered. Kent, starts the breaking up of the family’s bonds
These dreadful summoners grace. I am a man more sinned against than sinning. King Lear, people do worse to him than he does to others.
Judicious punishment! ’twas this flesh begot those pelican daughters. King Lear, the daughters are greedy.
But lately, very late: I loved him, friend. No father his son dearer: truth to tell thee, the grief hath crazed my wits. Gloucester, about Edgar
O dear son Edgar, the food of thy abused father’s wrath! Might I but live to see thee in my touch. I’ld say I had eyes again! Gloucester, finds out Edgar is the good son.
O Goneril! You are not worth the dust which rude wind blows in your face. Albany, tells Goneril off.
Milk-livered man! That bear’st a cheek for blows, a head for wrongs. Goneril, emancipating Albany.
My Lord is dead; Edmund and I have talked; And more convenient is he for my hand than for your lady’s. Regan, sister vs sister, she is better for Edmund than her sister, Goneril.
What, art mad? A man may see how this world goes with no eyes. Look with thine ears. King Lear, paradox.
If ever thou wilt thrive, bury my body; and give the letters which thou find’st about me to Edmund earl of Gloucester. Oswald, his dying request.
You do me wrong to take me out o’ the grave: thou art a soul in bliss; but I am bound upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears do scald like molten lead. King Lear, thinks he’s dead and being pulled out of his grave. Adds to his craziness.
The wheel is come full circle: I am here. Edgar, blames Edmund for his faults because he is the bastard son.
I have a journey, sir, shortly to go. My master calls me, I must not say no. Kent, he denies the throne because he knows he is going to die soon. Cuplet.