Costard

King Lear, [4.6.238-243]. Edgar (in Somerset dialect). “Good gentleman, go your gait, and let poor volk pass. An ‘chud ha’ bin zwagger’d out of my life,/ ‘twould not ha’ bin zo long as ’tis by a vortnight. Nay, come not near th’ old man; keep out, ‘che vor ye, or ise try whether your costard or my ballow be the harder. ‘Chill be plain with you.”

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  1. Plants in King Lear « PLANTS Says:

    […] in King Lear By rooms Apple: crabs eating crabs, [1.5.14-20], costard [4.6.238-243]. Corn: [3.6.41-44], [4.4.1-8]. Cuckoo-flowers: Lear’s crown, [4.4.1-8]; Darnel: Lear’s […]

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