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benediction
used in King Lear

3 uses
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Definition
the closing prayer for God's blessing of the congregation offered by a clergyman at the end of a worship service
  • Good king, that must approve the common saw,— Thou out of heaven's benediction com'st To the warm sun!
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Before Gloster's Castle (94% in)
  • A sovereign shame so elbows him: his own unkindness, That stripp'd her from his benediction, turn'd her To foreign casualties, gave her dear rights To his dog-hearted daughters,—these things sting His mind so venomously that burning shame Detains him from Cordelia.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — The French camp near Dover (79% in)
  • O, look upon me, sir, And hold your hands in benediction o'er me.
    4.7 — Act 4 Scene 7 — A Tent in the French Camp. Lear on a bed.... (61% in)

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