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Edgar. Alas, he's fenfible that I was wrong'd,
Gloc. Is that the naked fellow ?
Gloc. Get thee away : If, for my fake,
Old Man. Alack, Sir, he is mad.
the blind :
Old Man. I'll bring him the best parrel that I have,
Edgar. And yet I must!
Edgar. Both stile and gate, horse-way and footpath. Poor Tom hath been scar'd out of his good wits. Bless thee, good man, from the foul fiend. Gloc. Here, take this purse, thou whom the
Edgar. Ay, master.
Gloc. There is a cliff, whose high and bending head
Edgar. Give me thy arm :
Scene, the Duke of Albany's palace.
Enter Gönerill and Edmund.
Stew. Madam, within; but never man fo chang'd: I told him of the army that was landed; He smild at it. I told him you were coming ; His answer was, The worse. Of Glo'ster's treachery, And of the loyal service of his son, When I inform'd him, then he call'd me Sot. What moft he should dislike, feems pleasant to him; What like, offenfive.
Gon. Then shall you go no further. [To Edm. It is the cowish terror of his fpirit, That dares not undertake. Back, Edmund, to my
brother ; Haften his musters, and conduct his powers. I must change arms at home, and give the diftaff Into my husband's hands. This trusty servant Shall pass between us : You ere long shall bear, If you dare venture on your own behalf, A mistress's command. Conceive, and fare thee
well. Edn. Yours in the ranks of death.
Gon. My most dear Glo'ster! [Exit Edm. Oh, the strange difference of man and man! To thee a woman's services are due, My fool usurps my duty.
Stew. Madam, here comes my lord. [Exit.
Gon. Milk-liver'd man !
Alb. Glo'ster's eyes !
Against his master: Who, thereat enrag'd,
Alb. This shews You are above,
Mef. Come with my lady hither.
against him, And quit the house of purpose, that their punish
ment Might have the freer course.
Alb. Glo'ster, I live To thank thee for the love thou shew'dst the king, And to revenge thine eyes. Come hither, friend, Tell me what more thou know'st. [Going, returns. See thyself, Gonerill! Proper deformity shews not in the fiend, So horrid as in woman.
[Exe. Alb. and Mel: Gon. Oh, vain fool ! That haft not in thy brows an eye discerning VOL. III.