Explain what Albany says at the end of King Lear.

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Albany's final speech makes up the last four lines of the play. With almost all of the play's major figures, barring himself, Kent, and Edgar, dead, Albany says:

The weight of this sad time we must obey;
Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say.
The oldest hath borne most: we that are young
Shall never see so much, nor live so long.

The first two lines are fairly self-explanatory. He seems to mean that the situation requires a certain...

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