Note to King Lear, 1.1.139


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Act 1, Scene 1, line 139
This coronet part betwixt you: —I think the coronet was intended for Cordelia, or for Cordelia's future husband. Just how the Dukes of Albany and Cornwall are supposed to divide that coronet or share it is unclear, but Lear isn't thinking clearly and only intends to spite Cordelia.
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