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strife
used in King Lear

2 uses
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Definition
conflict or angry disagreement
  • —Our son of Cornwall, And you, our no less loving son of Albany, We have this hour a constant will to publish Our daughters' several dowers, that future strife May be prevented now.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (15% in)
  • Sir, you have show'd to-day your valiant strain, And fortune led you well: you have the captives Who were the opposites of this day's strife: We do require them of you, so to use them As we shall find their merits and our safety May equally determine.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — A field between the two Camps (18% in)

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