King Lear

How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is To have a thankless child! -- King Lear, Act I, Scene 4 With the Bard's histories behind us, it's time to start diving into those plays marked as the tragedies.  As with the histories, I'll be working chronologically according to the time in which the story is … Continue reading King Lear

Henry V

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, Or close the wall up with our English dead! In peace there’s nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility; But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger: Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood. … Continue reading Henry V