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therefore
used in King Lear

7 uses
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Definition
for that reason (what follows is so because of what was just said)
  • Therefore be gone Without our grace, our love, our benison.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (86% in)
  • —[To France] For you, great king, I would not from your love make such a stray To match you where I hate; therefore beseech you To avert your liking a more worthier way Than on a wretch whom nature is asham'd Almost to acknowledge hers.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (69% in)
  • Therefore, I pray you, That to our sister you do make return; Say you have wrong'd her, sir.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — Before Gloster's Castle; Kent in the stocks (46% in)
  • I have no way, and therefore want no eyes; I stumbled when I saw: full oft 'tis seen Our means secure us, and our mere defects Prove our commodities.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — The heath (24% in)
  • —O dear father, It is thy business that I go about; Therefore great France My mourning and important tears hath pitied.
    4.4 — Act 4 Scene 4 — The French camp. A Tent (86% in)
  • I speak in understanding; you are, I know't: Therefore I do advise you, take this note: My lord is dead; Edmund and I have talk'd; And more convenient is he for my hand Than for your lady's.
    4.5 — Act 4 Scene 5 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (72% in)
  • As I stood here below, methought his eyes Were two full moons; he had a thousand noses, Horns whelk'd and wav'd like the enridged sea: It was some fiend; therefore, thou happy father, Think that the clearest gods, who make them honours Of men's impossibility, have preserv'd thee.
    4.6 — Act 4 Scene 6 — The country near Dover (27% in)

There are no more uses of "therefore" in King Lear.

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