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|To satisfy his needs, he turns the storm here into a minister of justice that will find |
out those who have hitherto sinned with ... The concluding sentence of the
speech — "I am a man/ More sinn'd against than sinning" — does not follow
|Crack nature's molds, all germens spill at once That make ingrateful man! |
Rumble thy bellyful! Spit, fire! ... One of the last declarations Lear makes on the
heath, is: “I am a man / More sinned against than sinning.” This is not true! The
man more ...
|Example: I am a man more sinned against than sinning. (King Lear by William |
Shakespeare). Nonessential phrase or clause. Not necessary to the meaning of a
sentence and therefore set off with commas. Also called nonrestrictive. Example:
|The donor's discourse thus emerges hand in hand with another, whose root |
formula is expressed in Lear's "I am a man /More sinned against than sinning." "
More sinned against than sinning" is the victim's complaint, but within it lurks the
|Ant. and Cleo. iii. 13. SINNBD.—Yetsinnedlnot But in mistaking . . . . . . . . . . . . . |
hlnchAdo,v. I am a man More sinned against than sinning . . . . King Lear, iii.
SINNBR. — Made such a sinner of his memory, To credit his own lie . . . . . . .
|Caitiff, to pieces shake, That under covert and convenient seeming Has practised |
on man's life. Close pent-up guilts, Rive your concealing continents, and cry
These dreadful summoners grace. I am a man More sinned against than sinning.
|The suspicion that he performs for another and better audience than Roderigo |
carries back to the first sixty-five lines of 1.1, ... “I am a man/More sinned against
than sinning,” but that of the villain, “I am a man /More sinning than sinned
|I am a man More sinned against than sinning. (III.2) Hamlet thought that if all had |
their deserts, none should scape whipping; Lear expects justice to be more
discriminating. He still insists on his own righteousness, even if it is qualified here
: he ...
|George Eliot Sin may be clasped so close, we cannot see its face. — Trench. The |
greater part of mankind are angry with the sinner and not with the sin. — Seneca.
I am a man More sinned against than sinning. — Shakespeare. O, what ...