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ACT V SCENE II A field between the two camps. 
[ Alarum within. Enter, with drum and colours, KING LEAR, CORDELIA, and Soldiers, over the stage; and exeunt ]
[Enter EDGAR and GLOUCESTER]
EDGARHere, father, take the shadow of this tree
For your good host; pray that the right may thrive:
If ever I return to you again,
I'll bring you comfort.
GLOUCESTERGrace go with you, sir!5
[Exit EDGAR]
[Alarum and retreat within. Re-enter EDGAR]
EDGARAway, old man; give me thy hand; away!
King Lear hath lost, he and his daughter ta'en:
Give me thy hand; come on.
GLOUCESTERNo farther, sir; a man may rot even here.
EDGARWhat, in ill thoughts again? Men must endure10
Their going hence, even as their coming hither;
Ripeness is all: come on.
GLOUCESTERAnd that's true too.
[Exeunt]


King Lear, Act 5, Scene 3
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