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Lear

(lēr), legendary English king, supposed descendant, through Locrine and Brut, of Aeneas of Troy. The story of Lear and his three daughters probably originated in early Celtic mythology. Geoffrey of MonmouthGeoffrey of Monmouth
, c.1100–1154, English author. He was probably born at Monmouth and was of either Breton or Welsh descent. In 1152 he was named bishop of St. Asaph in Wales. His Historia regum Britanniae (written c.
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 claimed to have translated the story from old English records, and succeeding historians and authors, including Holinshed and Spenser, perpetuated the legend. It is best known as the subject of one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies, King Lear.

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Lear

headstrong and “full of changes.” [Br. Lit.: King Lear]

Lear

Edward. 1812--88, English humorist and painter, noted for his illustrated nonsense poems and limericks
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Shakespeare's Lear takes place in England during the eighth century B.
However, she also shows the regularity with which Lear hovered around the same preoccupations, making it possible to read his biography thematically and chronologically at once.
We have really talented workers at this plant, proven capability and strong links with the city council and the university, all of which contributed to us securing this significant new dimension to our work at Lear Sunderland.
It stars Justina Machado as Penelope, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan struggling to make ends meet in Los Angeles, where she lives with her teenage daughter, her middle-schooler son, and her mother--a Cuban emigree played by Rita Moreno, who Lear recruited to the role.
Blinded to right reason by his naturalistic assumptions, Lear plunges deep into a darkness that exposes his ignorance not only of the diabolical and celestial, but even the natural realm itself.
Qualcomm and Lear are working together on multiple WEVC production programs across multiple car companies.
As a supplier to every major automaker in the world and with our global Centers of Excellence dedicated to research and development, we are very pleased to be working with a company of Qualcomm's stature and record of innovation," said Frank Orsini, senior vice president and president, Lear Electrical.
The extreme romance might hint that Lear was too romantic to
Three days later, Lear finally ventured into the big whitetail's known haunt and staked out a spot for his Summit climber in a shagbark hickory on the back side of a ridge.
It will be the second time that Barrie has played Lear since he founded Northern Broadsides 22 years ago.
The 92-year-old Lear, still full of pep and new projects, reigns as a filmmaker, humorist, impresario, activist, TV pioneer and, of course, unrivaled sitcom titan with a portfolio of hits in the 1970s and '80s that included "Sanford and Son,'' "Maude,'' "Good Times,'' "The Jeffersons,'' "One Day at a Time'' and the show that started it all, "All in the Family,'' whose patriarch would make famous Herman Lear's own habitual demand that his wife "stifle it.
Norman Lear wants to show you his scrapbook, and--after 92 years--it's a pretty thick one.