Speeches (Lines) for Captain in "The Tragedy of King Lear"

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# Act / Scene Speech text
1 V / 3
  • I'll do't, my lord.
  • I'll do't, my lord.
  • Edmund. Come hither, Captain; hark.
    Take thou this note [gives a paper]. Go follow them to prison.
    One step I have advanc'd thee. If thou dost
    As this instructs thee, thou dost make thy way
    To noble fortunes. Know thou this, that men
    Are as the time is. To be tender-minded
    Does not become a sword. Thy great employment
    Will not bear question. Either say thou'lt do't,
    Or thrive by other means.

    Captain. I'll do't, my lord.

2 V / 3
  • I cannot draw a cart, nor eat dried oats;
    If it be man's work, I'll do't....
  • I cannot draw a cart, nor eat dried oats;
    If it be man's work, I'll do't. Exit.
  • Edmund. About it! and write happy when th' hast done.
    Mark- I say, instantly; and carry it so
    As I have set it down.

    Captain. I cannot draw a cart, nor eat dried oats;
    If it be man's work, I'll do't. Exit.

3 V / 3
  • Sound, trumpet! A trumpet sounds.
  • Sound, trumpet! A trumpet sounds.
  • Duke of Albany. She is not well. Convey her to my tent.
    [Exit Regan, led. Enter a Herald.]
    Come hither, herald. Let the trumpet sound,
    And read out this.

    Captain. Sound, trumpet! A trumpet sounds.

4 V / 3
  • 'Tis true, my lords, he did.
  • 'Tis true, my lords, he did.
  • Lear. A plague upon you, murderers, traitors all!
    I might have sav'd her; now she's gone for ever!
    Cordelia, Cordelia! stay a little. Ha!
    What is't thou say'st, Her voice was ever soft,
    Gentle, and low- an excellent thing in woman.
    I kill'd the slave that was a-hanging thee.

    Captain. 'Tis true, my lords, he did.

5 V / 3
  • Edmund is dead, my lord.
  • Edmund is dead, my lord.
  • Edgar. Very bootless.

    Captain. Edmund is dead, my lord.

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