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wrath
used in King Lear

4 uses
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Definition
extreme anger or angry punishment
  • Come not between the dragon and his wrath.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (39% in)
  • Things that love night Love not such nights as these; the wrathful skies Gallow the very wanderers of the dark, And make them keep their caves; since I was man, Such sheets of fire, such bursts of horrid thunder, Such groans of roaring wind and rain I never Remember to have heard: man's nature cannot carry Th' affliction nor the fear.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the heath. Storm continues (44% in)
  • ] Though well we may not pass upon his life Without the form of justice, yet our power Shall do a courtesy to our wrath, which men May blame, but not control.
    3.7 — Act 3 Scene 7 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (23% in)
  • —O dear son Edgar, The food of thy abused father's wrath!
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — The heath (28% in)

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