Act III, Scene 5
- Enter Cornwall and Edmund.
- I will have my revenge ere I depart his house.
Edmund2 - 3
- How, my lord, I may be censur’d, that nature thus gives way
- to loyalty, something fears me to think of.
Cornwall4 - 6
- I now perceive, it was not altogether your brother’s evil
- disposition made him seek his death; but a provoking merit,
- set a-work by a reprovable badness in himself.
Edmund7 - 10
- How malicious is my fortune, that I must repent to be just!
- This is the letter which he spoke of, which approves him an
- intelligent party to the advantages of France. O heavens!
- That this treason were not; or not I the detector!
- Go with me to the Duchess.
Edmund12 - 13
- If the matter of this paper be certain, you have mighty
- business in hand.
Cornwall14 - 16
- True or false, it hath made thee Earl of Gloucester. Seek
- out where thy father is, that he may be ready for our
Edmund17 - 20
- If I find him comforting the King, it will stuff his
- suspicion more fully.—I will persever in my course of
- loyalty, though the conflict be sore between that and my
Cornwall21 - 22
- I will lay trust upon thee; and thou shalt find a dearer
- father in my love.