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Edmund, 1.1 [to Gloucester]

"No my lord"

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Edmund, 1.2

"Now, gods, stand up for bastards"

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Gloucester, 2.1

"Loyal and natural boy"

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Edmund, 3.3

"The younger rises when the old doth fall"

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Edmund, 5.1 [on Goneril and Regan]

"To both these sisters I have sworn my love"

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Edmund, 5.3

"Some good I mean to do
Despite of mine own nature"

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G. Wilson Knight

"Edmund's fate is nobly tragic"

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Hazlitt

"All [he does is] managed with an uncommon degree of skill and power"

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When Edmund is punished for his ruthless rise to power, he says "the wheel is come in full circle, I am here". This is similar to what?

Sophocles 'Ajax' when upon the death of Ajax, Teucer states "that wheel comes surely round"