noun Scot. and North England.
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King Lear becomes Lear texting “okay who wants a kingdom,” to which Goneril replies “me me I do.”
A new book from Mallory Ortberg imagines what literary legends including King Lear and Jane Eyre would have texted.
If it were not the case, then there would be a Jonestown after every performance of King Lear.Martin Amis Talks About Nazis, Novels, and Cute Babies|Ronald K. Fried|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But he loved showing off the Lear as the party favor for a Hollywood that had everything.
He used the Lear—which seated only six and had no bar—mostly to shuttle his pals between Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and Las Vegas.
The Fool in Lear hardly differs from the Clowns of the other plays.
Edmund, after the defeat of the opposing army, sends Lear and Cordelia to prison.
It was Mrs. Lear, and a moment later she turned into the yard.Hoofbeats on the Turnpike|Mildred A. Wirt
By what strange fatality does it happen that Lear has such daughters and Cordelia such sisters?
King Lear, in his old age, determines to give up his kingdom to his three daughters.William Shakespeare|John Masefield