Lear


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Lear

 (lîr)
n.
The protagonist in Shakespeare's tragedy King Lear, based on a legendary king of Britain.

Lear

(lɪə)
n
(Biography) Edward. 1812–88, English humorist and painter, noted for his illustrated nonsense poems and limericks

Lear

(lɪər)

n.
1. Edward, 1812–88, English writer of humorous verse and landscape painter.
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Noun1.Lear - British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)Lear - British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)
2.Lear - the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who was betrayed and mistreated by two of his scheming daughtersLear - the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who was betrayed and mistreated by two of his scheming daughters
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But the more he listened to the fantasia of Ring Lear the further he felt from forming any definite opinion of it.
Levin asked timidly, forgetting that the fantasia was supposed to represent King Lear.
King Lear folded his arms (to the imminent peril of his beard) and said, in a mild explanatory tone, "Ay, every inch a king
It was clearly his opinion that, however suitable the habit of turning head-over-heels might be to such petty individuals as Hamlet and King Lear, it would never do for Bruno to sacrifice his dignity to such an extent.
His mind instantly veered back again to Shakespeare and King Lear.
He quite realises my idea of King Lear, as he appeared when in possession of his kingdom, Mr Richard--the same good humour, the same white hair and partial baldness, the same liability to be imposed upon.
That of King Lear, which is one of Shakespeare's great romantic historical plays, is, for instance, to be found in Geoffrey of Monmouth, in Wace's Brut, and in Layamon's Brut.
The inspiration which uttered itself in Hamlet and Lear could utter things as good from day to day for ever.
ivy-mailed battlements, moldering towers--the Lear of inanimate nature--deserted, discrowned, beaten by the storms, but royal still, and beautiful.
But translating Lear into the present day is a challenging task.
Lear said the acquisition of EXO Technologies will provide Lear with a differentiated technology to improve GPS accuracy and reliability, and enhance vehicle safety and enabling autonomous driving.
The acquisition of EXO Technologies will provide Lear with a differentiated technology to significantly improve GPS accuracy and reliability, thereby enhancing vehicle safety and enabling autonomous driving.