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Lafew

All's Well That Ends Well ” Lafew is an old lord at the court of France.

Moderate lamentation is the right of the dead

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Moderate lamentation is the right of the dead, excessive grief the enemy to the livingAlliosis, Ellipsis & Isocolon.
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Act 1
Scene 1
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There can be no kernel in this light nut

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There can be no kernel in this light nutMetaphor; the soul of this man is his clothes.
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Act 2
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We lost a jewel of her

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King
We lost a jewel of her, and our esteem
Was made much poorer by it. But your son,
As mad in folly, lacked the sense to know
Her estimation home.
Countess
’Tis past, my liege,
And I beseech your Majesty to make it
Natural rebellion done i’ th’ blade of youth,
When oil and fire,
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Act 5
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