King Lear or Peyton Manning?

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Do these sentences refer to the aged, confused former superstar wandering the cold and windswept heaths of England, or the one wandering the cold and windswept field in Denver? You be the judge.

  1. You see how full of changes his age is; the observation we have made of it hath not been little.
  1. An old man in football years who can’t shake off a frosty wind like he did in the old days.
  1. His body is broken. He is playing on a bad left foot and has no mobility. He has lost his ability to throw the ball down the field. He is not a better choice than backup Brock Osweiler to start the game, although Osweiler is dealing with a right knee injury.
  1. Idle old man, that still would manage those authorities that he hath given away! Now, by my life, old fools are babes again; and must be used with cheques as flatteries.
  1. Instead, [they] seem dedicated to waiting around for a guy who’s never coming back. They’re selling a ghost when the real thing is infinitely more interesting and directly in front of them.
  1. Sir, I thought it fit to send the old and miserable king to some retention and appointed guard.
  1. He was left for dead, buried by doomsayers who considered only a worn birth certificate and the ravages of Father Time, the treacherous adversary who delights in intercepting any Hall of Fame quarterback’s journey to Canton and celebrating a demoralizing pick-six.
  1. This night, wherein the cub-drawn bear would couch, the lion and the belly-pinched wolf keep their fur dry, unbonneted he runs, and bids what will take all.
  1. The End comes for all, and the end had come for [him].
  1. Come not between the dragon and his wrath.
  1. On this cold, windblown mountain night an old man needed to savor the win that would not come easy. He didn’t know if it would be his last.
  1. 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.

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