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Goneril, 1.1 [to Lear]

"I love you more than words can wield the matter"

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Goneril, 1.1 [to Regan]

"You see how full of change his age is"

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Goneril, 1.3

"Old fools are babes again"

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Goneril, 2.4 [to Lear]

"What need you five-and-twenty? Ten? Or five?"

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Goneril, 1.5 [to Albany]

"this milky gentleness and course of yours"

Macbeth: "Milk of human kindness"

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Goneril, 3.7

"Pluck out his eyes"

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Goneril, 4.2 [to Albany]

"Milk-liver'd man!
That bear'st a cheek for blows"

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Goneril, 5.1

"I had rather lose the battle than that sister
Should loosen him and me"

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Goneril, 5.3 [aside]

"If not I'll ne'er trust medicine"

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J. Stampfer

"[Goneril] is, from the point of view of conscience, an animal or beast of prey"

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Hazlitt

"Their deliberate hypocrisy adds the lasting finishing to the odiousness of their characters"