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    Your Daily Shakespeare

    Hello Shakespeare Lovers, My "story" is quite simple and rather than repeating myself, if you are interested, connect to: www.yourdailyshakespeare.com where, besides the (almost) daily blogs you will find a short biography (chronicles of wasted time), my strength, which is...
    jimmie67 jimmie67 51-55, M May 11, 2012

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    shortfry3 shortfry3 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    I Am The Shrew

    Prophet Nathan told king David a story only to point out his sins of murder and adultery. God use this story to teach me a lesson.... I need to go more with the flow...( to play along)... Rather than having my head so big, I should listen to my heart. God is not just facts and...
    heilga heilga 36-40 Mar 26, 2012

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    He only signed his name three times.

    And each time he spelled his last name differently. So we'll never know if it's Shakspere, Shakespeare, or Shaxpere. Ah, well. Violent delights have violent ends.
    AlonaTherian AlonaTherian 16-17, F Jul 2, 2014

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    I was introduced to Shakespeare in highschool

    and ever since then I have loved his books. Does anyone have a favorite?
    Ildas56 Ildas56 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    To drink or to drink.

    . That is the question. - William Shakespeare
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Some are born great, some achieve greatness

    and some have greatness thrust upon them.
    femgineer femgineer 31-35, F Jun 20, 2014

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    My Favorite Romeo and Juliet

    Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again. I have a faint cold fear thrills through my veins, That almost freezes up the heat of life: I'll call them back again to comfort me: Nurse! What should she do here? My dismal scene I needs must act alone. Come, vial. What if...
    MadamGypsy MadamGypsy 26-30, F 1 Response May 22, 2009

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    Stratford-upon-avon

    I love Shakespeare! I have recently went on a trip to Ireland and the UK. While we were there, we went to Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare's Hometown. I went through two of the five Shakespeare houses. It was amazing to see where that amazing man grew up and lived. I also...
    Katherine16 Katherine16 16-17, F Feb 26, 2010

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    SONNET 1 From fairest creatures we desire

    increase, That thereby beauty's rose might never die, But as the riper should by time decease, His tender heir might bear his memory: But thou, contracted to thine own bright eyes, Feed'st thy light's flame with self-substantial fuel, Making a famine where abundance lies...
    LightsinMotion LightsinMotion 22-25, F May 26, 2014

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    My Favorite Shakespeare Line

    My favorite line out of all the Shakespeare plays is "the corse of true love never did run smoothly." Please leave comments abought what yours is or if you agree
    Hugesinger Hugesinger 31-35, F Jul 28, 2012

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    Taming of the Shrew

    "Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, Thy head, thy sovereign, one that cares for thee, And for thy maintence commits his body To painful labor both by sea and land, To watch the night in storms, the day in cold, Whilst though liest warm at home, secure and...
    MadamGypsy MadamGypsy 26-30, F 2 Responses May 15, 2009

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    "We cannot all be masters ,

    nor all masters Cannot be truly followed" - Othello by Shakespeare
    brokenglass299 brokenglass299 18-21, F Apr 23, 2014

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    Hamlet

    My favorite quote from Hamlet: "To be, or not to be--that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune Or to take arms against a sea of...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 5 Responses May 15, 2009

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    one of my favourite quotes is from Hamlet,

    "There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy." - Hamlet (1.5.167-8), Hamlet to Horatio
    tabbycat72 tabbycat72 41-45, F Feb 8

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    Henry V

    I would give all my fame for a pot of ale and safety. Shakespeare, Henry V
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Oct 11, 2013

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    Henry V

    My favorite quote from Henry V: "But we in it shall be remembered- We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; For he to-day that sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother; be he ne'er so vile, This day shall gentle his condition; And gentlemen in England now-a...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 2 Responses May 15, 2009

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    Loving Hate; Romeo And Juliet (Sonnet)

    I wrote this sonnet for my english class. It is not, obviously, written by Shakespeare. However, it is about one of the great classics: Romeo and Juliet Hate that lived in my heart unrecognized Yonder is the dewy morning anew The light it brought stings eyes that once despised...
    lildragon3333 lildragon3333 16-17, F Jul 29, 2013

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    To Be Or Not To Be From Hamlet

    To be, or not to be: that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And by opposing end them? To die: to sleep; No more; and by a sleep to say we end The heart-ache and the...
    Shadowspider15 Shadowspider15 13-15, F Oct 19, 2013

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    To be, or not to be--that is the

    question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune Or to take arms against a sea of troubles And by opposing end them. To die, to sleep-- No more--and by a sleep to say we end The heartache, and the thousand natural shocks That flesh...
    BlackDigitalis BlackDigitalis 13-15, F May 4

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    We are both Taurus and we

    both love women :) it's our secret bond.
    RainbowLoveFire RainbowLoveFire 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    Reading.....

    Shakespeare is a new interest of mine.  So far I have read Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, MacBeth, and Midsummer Night's Dream.  I can't wait to read more!  Any recommendations on what I should read next?
    InvisibleRodney InvisibleRodney 26-30, M Feb 1, 2010

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    Hamlet

    "What a piece of work is man! How noble in reason! How infinite in faculty! In form and moving how express and admirable! In action how like an angel! In apprehension how like a god!......" Just, beautiful .
    BasedElric BasedElric 13-15, F Nov 13, 2013

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    'to Be Or Not To Be' Parody

    Do I Go or Stay? To skip, or not to skip: that is the question:Is it better to just go and bearThe tiredness of an average classOr to skip out early with friends,And not worry about homework? To go, to stay-No more- By going to class, knowing it's betterThen getting a phone call...
    wecannottrust wecannottrust 18-21, F May 8, 2011

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    Sonnet 138

    Sonnet 138: When my love swears that she is made of truth When my love swears that she is made of truth I do believe her, though I know she lies, That she might think me some untutored youth, Unlearnèd in the world's false subtleties. Thus vainly thinking that...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    Me Too

    I think I was relatively late to the whole Shakespeare thing - I only remember getting to read Othello at school (no, I didn't go to a great school).  And once, there was a school trip to see Othello being performed.   That is my only memory of my Shakespeare...
    Opalgem Opalgem 36-40, F Oct 20, 2010

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    "Heaven is my judge ,

    not I for love and duty, But seeming so for my peculiar end. For when my outward action doth demonstrate The native act and figure of my heart In complement extern, tis not long after But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve For daws to peck at. I am not what I am." - Othello by...
    brokenglass299 brokenglass299 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2014

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    Those Lips That Love's Own Hand Did Make

    Sonnet 145Those lips that Love's own hand did makeBreathed forth the sound that said "I hate"To me that languished for her sake;But when she saw my woeful state,Straight in her heart did mercy come,Chiding that tongue that ever sweetWas used in giving gentle doom,And taught it...
    B3lla01 B3lla01 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 9, 2011

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    Stunning

    If it were simply the case that he had nailed the human condition, or asked the fundamental questions of the human condition at least, that would be enough to make him a great playwright. If it were simply the case that he write plays in such beautiful English that even nearly...
    Ketsan Ketsan 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    Sonnet 76

    Why is my verse so barren of new pride, So far from variation or quick change? Why with the time do I not glance aside To new-found methods and to compounds strange? Why write I still all one, ever the same, And keep invention in a noted weed, That every word doth almost tell my...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F Aug 25, 2013

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    Romeo and Juliet

    My favorite quotes from Romeo and Juliet: "But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief, That thou her maid art far more fair than she...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F May 15, 2009

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    All The World's A Stage Monologue

    "All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages. As, first the infant, Mewling and puking in the nurse's arms. And then the whining school-boy, with...
    Lilly78 Lilly78 31-35, F Mar 20, 2012

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    "Aye me! for aught that I could ever read,

    Could ever hear by tale or history, The course of true love never did run smooth." Lysander {A Midsummer Night's Dream} By: William Shakespeare For someone how didn't have good schooling this dude can explain life.
    ThisIsMyFightSong ThisIsMyFightSong 13-15, F Jun 15

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    Shakespeare had put it right,

    as always n once again. "These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die,like fire and powder Which,as they kiss,consume ". Romeo and Juliet.
    urnesha urnesha 18-21, F Mar 2

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    I would never admit it except here,

    but I really enjoy reading it. There is an inherent rhythm to both the blank verse and the prose which makes it enjoyable reading.
    Lay1a Lay1a 18-21, F Nov 5, 2014

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    I am reading Cymbeline right now,

    one of his less than popular works, but I don't know why----SO GOOD! (:
    kittenkate kittenkate 18-21, F Apr 2, 2014

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    ChangingFaces5 ChangingFaces5 26-30 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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    Huge Fan

    When I was little, my mom used to read Shakespeare to me. Of course, I didn't understand it because I was a small child, but the language was soothing. As I got older, I always looked fondly on his work, but I never read much of it until I was in high school. While the...
    Chassant Chassant 18-21, F 1 Response May 20, 2009

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    Reads Shakespeare Out Loud

    I love to read shakespeare stories out loud. His words are music to my ears. I named my cat after him because he loved listening to me read. LOL
    craftingnut91 craftingnut91 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 7, 2009

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    "Do you need me?" "Do you think Im handsome?" "Do I make ya feel like cheatin'?" I'm like "No, Not really…" cuz Ooh I think I find myself a bball player. He is always right...
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    This is me and her. She's the love of my life and I wouldn't wanna be with anyone else. I love her so much ☺️💜😍
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    We took a road trip to Houston for a few days since I'll be going away to college in a couple of weeks. :c Anyways, we went on a ferry while stopping by Galveston, & driving back...
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    If someone asked me to prom like this I literally think I would have tears rolling down my face!! This is literally how much I love AHS!!(:
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