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bound
used in King Lear

14 uses
  • This is mere practice, Gloster: By the law of arms thou wast not bound to answer An unknown opposite; thou art not vanquish'd, But cozen'd and beguil'd.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — A field between the two Camps (49% in)
  • Of all these bounds, even from this line to this, With shadowy forests and with champains rich'd, With plenteous rivers and wide-skirted meads, We make thee lady: to thine and Albany's issue Be this perpetual.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (21% in)
  • To plainness honour's bound When majesty falls to folly.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (47% in)
  • Thou, nature, art my goddess; to thy law My services are bound.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Hall in the Earl of Gloster's Castle (2% in)
  • Persuade me to the murder of your lordship; But that I told him the revenging gods 'Gainst parricides did all their thunders bend; Spoke with how manifold and strong a bond The child was bound to the father;—sir, in fine, Seeing how loathly opposite I stood To his unnatural purpose, in fell motion With his prepared sword, he charges home My unprovided body, lanc'd mine arm; But when he saw my best alarum'd spirits, Bold in the quarrel's right, rous'd to the encounter, Or whether gasted...
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A court within the Castle of the Earl of Gloster (39% in)
  • —Tell the hot duke that— No, but not yet: may be he is not well: Infirmity doth still neglect all office Whereto our health is bound: we are not ourselves When nature, being oppress'd, commands the mind To suffer with the body: I'll forbear; And am fallen out with my more headier will, To take the indispos'd and sickly fit For the sound man.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — Before Gloster's Castle; Kent in the stocks (32% in)
  • —Edmund, keep you our sister company: the revenges we are bound to take upon your traitorous father are not fit for your beholding.
    3.7 — Act 3 Scene 7 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (7% in)
  • Advise the duke where you are going, to a most festinate preparation: we are bound to the like.
    3.7 — Act 3 Scene 7 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (10% in)
  • Bind fast his corky arms.
    3.7 — Act 3 Scene 7 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (26% in)
  • Bind him, I say.
    3.7 — Act 3 Scene 7 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (29% in)
  • [Servants bind him.
    3.7 — Act 3 Scene 7 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (29% in)
  • To this chair bind him.
    3.7 — Act 3 Scene 7 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (31% in)
  • [Exit Cornwall, led by Regan; Servants unbind Gloster and lead him out.
    3.7 — Act 3 Scene 7 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (92% in)
  • You do me wrong to take me out o' the grave:— Thou art a soul in bliss; but I am bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead.
    4.7 — Act 4 Scene 7 — A Tent in the French Camp. Lear on a bed.... (49% in)

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