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nether
used in King Lear

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  • Good nuncle, in; and ask thy daughters blessing: here's a night pities nether wise men nor fools.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the heath. Storm continues (16% in)
  • Horses are tied by the head; dogs and bears by the neck, monkeys by the loins, and men by the legs: when a man is over-lusty at legs, then he wears wooden nether-stocks.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — Before Gloster's Castle; Kent in the stocks (4% in)
  • This shows you are above, You justicers, that these our nether crimes So speedily can venge!
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — Before the Duke of Albany's Palace (80% in)

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