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" How does my royal lord ? How fares your majesty ? Lear. 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. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 451
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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The First Quarto of King Lear

William Shakespeare - 1996 - 141 pages
...How does my royal lord? How fares your majesty? LEAR You do me wrong to take me out a'th'grave. 45 Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon a wheel...fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. CORDELIA Sir, know me. LEAR Y'are a spirit, I know. Where did you die? CORDELIA Still, still far wide....
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Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

Stanley Wells - 1997 - 403 pages
...Lear is that the King believes this of himself- and regrets it: You do me wrong to take me out o'th' grave. Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon...fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. (4.6.38-41) This cosmic image linking hell and heaven, fusing the Christian tradition with classical...
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William Shakespeare, King Lear

Susan Bruce - 1998 - 192 pages
...theology. At the end, he can speak to Cordelia those blazing lines: You do me wrong to take me out o' the grave: Thou art a soul in bliss; but I am bound Upon...fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. (4.7.45) Now 'the gods themselves' throw incense on human sacrifices (5.3.20). He and Cordelia will...
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William Shakespeare, King Lear

Susan Bruce - 1998 - 192 pages
...theology. At the end, he can speak to Cordelia those blazing lines: 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 mollen lead. (4.7.45) Now 'the gods themselves' throw incense on human sacrifices (5.3.20). He and...
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The Oxford Shakespeare: The History of King Lear

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 336 pages
...with classical mythology (in its recollection of Ixion): LEAR You do me wrong to take me out o'th ' grave . Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon...fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. (21.43-6) Vast in imaginative scope and elevated in poetic tone though these lines are, they are plain...
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Shakespeare for My Father: A One-woman Play in Two Acts

Lynn Redgrave, William Shakespeare - 2001 - 61 pages
...warring winds How does my royal lord? How fares your majesty? LEAR. You do me wrong to take me out o' the grave: Thou art a soul in bliss; but I am bound Upon...fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. CORDELIA. Sir do you know me? LEAR. You are a spirit, I know, when did you die? Where have I been?...
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Soul Mates: Understanding Relationships Across Time

Richard Webster - 2001 - 221 pages
...the nature of the soul, and the word "soul" appears many times in his works. Here are a few examples: Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon a wheel...fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. (King Lear) Every subject's duty is the king's; but every subject's soul is his own. (Henry V) Lie...
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Shakespeare's Noise

Kenneth Gross - 2001 - 282 pages
...Lear's utterances has disappeared. His mythic recognitions cannot be disillusioned by his literal ones. Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon a wheel...fire that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. . . . You arc a spirit, I know; where did you die? I know not what to say. I will not swear these are...
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Shakespearean Scholarship: A Guide for Actors and Students

Leslie O'Dell - 2002 - 413 pages
...He mistakes Cordelia for another spirit who has died and says, You do me wrong to take me out o' th' grave, Thou art a Soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon...wheel of fire, that mine own tears Do scald, like moulten Lead. [4.7.44] Modern actors can participate in die emotional wrenching of die reunion of Cordelia...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell - 2002 - 283 pages
...afterlife, his of hell, hers of heaven, in the wonderful lines, You do me wrong to take me out o' the grave. Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon...fire that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. She asks him, "Sir, do you know me?" He says, as he has said before, "I am a very foolish, fond old...
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