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tempest
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King Lear
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  • When the mind’s free, The body’s delicate: the tempest in my mind Doth from my senses take all feeling else Save what beats there.
  • Pr’ythee go in thyself; seek thine own ease: This tempest will not give me leave to ponder On things would hurt me more.
  • Gracious my lord, hard by here is a hovel; Some friendship will it lend you ’gainst the tempest: Repose you there, whilst I to this hard house,— More harder than the stones whereof ’tis rais’d; Which even but now, demanding after you, Denied me to come in,—return, and force Their scanted courtesy.

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  • a tempest swept over the island
  • Shakespeare’s The Tempest features a storm created by the character, Prospero.

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