To better see all uses of the word
King Lear
please enable javascript.

Used In
King Lear
Go to Play Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • O heavens! that this treason were not—or not I the detector!
  • These late eclipses in the sun and moon portend no good to us: though the wisdom of nature can reason it thus and thus, yet nature finds itself scourged by the sequent effects: love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide: in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason; and the bond cracked ’twixt son and father.
  • Know, my name is lost; By treason’s tooth bare-gnawn and canker-bit.
  • —Edmund, I arrest thee On capital treason; and, in thine arrest, This gilded serpent [pointing to Goneril.

  • There are no more uses of "treason" in the play.

    Show samples from other sources
  • He was executed for treason in a time of war.
  • Her behavior was treasonous.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Play Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading