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tempest
used in King Lear

3 uses
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Definition
a violent commotion or disturbance — especially a violent storm or emotional outburst
  • 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.
    3.4 — Act 3 Scene 4 — A part of the Heath with a Hovel. Storm continues (8% in)
  • 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.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the heath. Storm continues (66% in)
  • Pr'ythee go in thyself; seek thine own ease: This tempest will not give me leave to ponder On things would hurt me more.
    3.4 — Act 3 Scene 4 — A part of the Heath with a Hovel. Storm continues (14% in)

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