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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

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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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    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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    To The Man Who Taught Me All About Love

    I can honestly say that William Shakespeare may be one of the first men outside my family that I have ever loved. What caused my ardor you ask? As You Like It - I saw it for the first time with an uncle a few years ago and again tonight. As far as plays go, this may as well be a...
    RoaringFlameLostinShadow RoaringFlameLostinShadow 31-35, M 1 Response May 4, 2011

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    Shakespeare

    Gotta love it. :) He has stood the test of time, and indeed, his work is used in every high school in the US. (If not every, then quite a few...) But, out of curiosity, which is your favorite Shakespeare? Personally, I love Hamlet. I prefer tradgedy over comedy.
    xxbloodyfretboardxx xxbloodyfretboardxx 18-21, F Oct 4, 2010

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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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    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 13-15, F Jul 2

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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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    "We cannot all be masters ,

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 Responses May 15, 2009

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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 18-21, F Aug 25, 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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    Some are born great, some achieve greatness

    and some have greatness thrust upon them.
    femgineer femgineer 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 20

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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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    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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    I Have My Favorites

    A Midsummer Night's Dream The Taming of the Shrew King Lear Othelo And Richard III But I have read all of his works once and I am currently performing an interpretation/combination of the characters Grey and Rivers for a local theater project.
    Pendark Pendark 36-40, M Jul 5, 2009

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    The Bard And His Characters (especially His Villains)

    I love Shakespeare- he's one of the well-known authors who you can still enjoy and not seem pretentious. I adore the way he builds his characters, especially in his historical tragedies. Marc Antony in 'Julius Caesar,' Macbeth in 'Macbeth,' and especially, my favorite...
    phatb1991 phatb1991 22-25, M Sep 24, 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

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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

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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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    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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    "The fault is not in our stars,

    but in ourselves, that we are underlings."
    AcousticAnne AcousticAnne 26-30, F Jul 7

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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 1 Response May 15, 2009

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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...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F Oct 19, 2013

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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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    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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    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 .
    TitaniaWannabe TitaniaWannabe 13-15, F Nov 13, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    "You're an actor Max. You should be doing Shakespeare in the park." "Oh, I did Shakespeare in the park, I got mugged. I was playing Richard II and two guys in leather jackets...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    "Rocket Love"Do Do Do, Do Do Do, Do Do Do, Do Do DoDo Do Do, Do Do Do, Do Do Do-ooI longed for you since I was bornA woman sensitive and warmAnd that you wereWith pride and...
    ruggedguy ruggedguy 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I think i might have to start writing down those quotes I've found appealing. I always forget. I even forget Shakespeare. But one that I really love is from The Fault in Our Stars...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I'm French, I'm a girl and I'm 14 and a half. Here, for teenagers, reading is stupid, boring and all of these stupid things they say. They even say that Shakespeare, Moliere or...
    sempiternalHell sempiternalHell 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    William Shakespeare gets drunk at the pub and causes a disturbance. The landlord throws him out, saying: 'Yer barred!'
    witsend99 witsend99 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    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...
    Latinloverguy Latinloverguy 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Real love is letting go no matter how much it hurts you. Love is selfless.
    JustBeingMeInCA JustBeingMeInCA 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    http://youtu.be/18oYGsmUprM I just love this song :) "Kiss me, ki-ki-kiss me Infect me with your love and Fill me with your poison Take me, ta-ta-take me Wanna be a victim Ready...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    My girlfriend love sharing me. (Don't ask for girlfriends pics) please see my girlfriends friends, had fun with some them. One in maids outfit and yes she did know that I cross...
    naughtykevin430 naughtykevin430 41-45, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I love snapping new people, seeing what they do and where they live. Message me your snap chat names. :)
    johnm07 johnm07 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I would love to write to someone about random stupid things in life. A pen pal where can write our own stories to each other and share our life experiences with. Please message me...
    strawberriful strawberriful 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    still do love you and i miss you so much...but better to be good friends than losing you forever...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    This is not the way it was supposed to go. I'm Rosalind (21 years old) and I have been with my boyfriend Benvolio (22 years old) for 6 months. Not incredibly long of a...
    ReservedRosalind ReservedRosalind 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Right now this is my jam!! i love this song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFy--HL-XTM Slash- The Dissident Listen to it! NOW! Hurry!.. R u listening to it yet?! Come on...
    HojaCaida HojaCaida 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I've been reflecting on my love of wearing heels, which has now been over 40 years! I've always thought of them as making me horny, ready to compromise the nearest dog, but I've...
    russboots russboots 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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    I love to lay in this big big cosy bed. Oerfhhhhh arghhhhhhh ARGHHHHHH. MERGHHHHHHHV A R G h H H And think about what to buy from the shops
    biguglyswampmonster biguglyswampmonster 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    If you're going to make a plan A. Then for the love of god make a plan B and if plan B doesn't work either.....well you know your alphabets.
    TheMoonShadow12 TheMoonShadow12 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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