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thus
used in King Lear

25 uses
  • —I should e'en die with pity, To see another thus.
    4.7 — Act 4 Scene 7 — A Tent in the French Camp. Lear on a bed.... (57% in)
  • Fare thee well, king: sith thus thou wilt appear, Freedom lives hence, and banishment is here.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (58% in)
  • Thus Kent, O princes, bids you all adieu; He'll shape his old course in a country new.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (60% in)
  • Kent banish'd thus! and France in choler parted!
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Hall in the Earl of Gloster's Castle (12% in)
  • These late eclipses in the sun and moon portend no good to us: though the wisdom of nature can reason it thus and thus, yet nature finds itself scourged by the sequent effects: love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide: in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason; and the bond cracked 'twixt son and father.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Hall in the Earl of Gloster's Castle (57% in)
  • These late eclipses in the sun and moon portend no good to us: though the wisdom of nature can reason it thus and thus, yet nature finds itself scourged by the sequent effects: love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide: in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason; and the bond cracked 'twixt son and father.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Hall in the Earl of Gloster's Castle (57% in)
  • —This is not Lear; Doth Lear walk thus? speak thus?
    1.4 — Act 1 Scene 4 — A Hall in Albany's Palace (64% in)
  • —This is not Lear; Doth Lear walk thus? speak thus?
    1.4 — Act 1 Scene 4 — A Hall in Albany's Palace (64% in)
  • —[To Goneril] I am asham'd That thou hast power to shake my manhood thus; That these hot tears, which break from me perforce, Should make thee worth them.
    1.4 — Act 1 Scene 4 — A Hall in Albany's Palace (85% in)
  • Thus out of season, threading dark-ey'd night: Occasions, noble Gloster, of some poise, Wherein we must have use of your advice:— Our father he hath writ, so hath our sister, Of differences, which I best thought it fit To answer from our home; the several messengers From hence attend despatch.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A court within the Castle of the Earl of Gloster (92% in)
  • Why dost thou use me thus?
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Before Gloster's Castle (6% in)
  • Why, what a monstrous fellow art thou, thus to rail on one that's neither known of thee nor knows thee?
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Before Gloster's Castle (14% in)
  • Let me beseech your grace not to do so: His fault is much, and the good king his master Will check him for't: your purpos'd low correction Is such as basest and contemned'st wretches For pilferings and most common trespasses, Are punish'd with: the king must take it ill That he, so slightly valu'd in his messenger, Should have him thus restrain'd.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Before Gloster's Castle (84% in)
  • — Is it the fashion that discarded fathers Should have thus little mercy on their flesh?
    3.4 — Act 3 Scene 4 — A part of the Heath with a Hovel. Storm continues (41% in)
  • — He said it would be thus,—poor banish'd man!
    3.4 — Act 3 Scene 4 — A part of the Heath with a Hovel. Storm continues (89% in)
  • How, my lord, I may be censured, that nature thus gives way to loyalty, something fears me to think of.
    3.5 — Act 3 Scene 5 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (15% in)
  • Be thy mouth or black or white, Tooth that poisons if it bite; Mastiff, greyhound, mongrel grim, Hound or spaniel, brach or lym, Or bobtail tike or trundle-tail,— Tom will make them weep and wail; For, with throwing thus my head, Dogs leap the hatch, and all are fled.
    3.6 — Act 3 Scene 6 — A Chamber in a Farmhouse adjoining the Castle (59% in)
  • Naughty lady, These hairs which thou dost ravish from my chin Will quicken, and accuse thee: I am your host: With robber's hands my hospitable favours You should not ruffle thus.
    3.7 — Act 3 Scene 7 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (37% in)
  • ]—A peasant stand up thus?
    3.7 — Act 3 Scene 7 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (74% in)
  • Yet better thus, and known to be contemn'd, Than still contemn'd and flatter'd.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — The heath (2% in)
  • If you do find him, pray you give him this; And when your mistress hears thus much from you, I pray desire her call her wisdom to her So, fare you well.
    4.5 — Act 4 Scene 5 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (85% in)
  • ] Why I do trifle thus with his despair Is done to cure it.
    4.6 — Act 4 Scene 6 — The country near Dover (13% in)
  • Thus might he pass indeed:—yet he revives.
    4.6 — Act 4 Scene 6 — The country near Dover (18% in)
  • ] The safer sense will ne'er accommodate His master thus.
    4.6 — Act 4 Scene 6 — The country near Dover (30% in)
  • Alack, why thus?
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — A field between the two Camps (74% in)

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

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