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Edmund’s Lies: Act 5, Scene 3

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Which of the following lines spoken by Edmund in Act 5, Scene 3, are NOT true?

Select ALL that apply.

A

“In wisdom I should ask thy name.”

B

“What in the world he is / That names me traitor, villain-like he lies.”

C

“I thought it fit / To send the old and miserable king / To some retention and appointed guard.”

D

“What safe and nicely I might well delay / By rule of knighthood, I disdain and spurn.”

E

“Back do I toss these treasons to thy head; / With the hell-hated lie o'erwhelm thy heart.”