Note to King Lear, 2.2.173: "Fortune, good night: smile
once more; turn thy wheel!"


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King Lear,
Act 2, Scene 2, line 173

Fortune, good night: smile once more; turn thy wheel!: Kent (in stocks) is hoping for a change in fortune. "Fortune's wheel belongs to the goddess Fortuna, who spins it at random, changing the positions of those on the wheel--some suffer great misfortune, others gain windfalls. Fortune appears on all paintings as a woman, sometimes blindfolded, "puppeteering" a wheel." (Wikipedia.)

Wheel of Fortune
Wheel of Fortune
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