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I Love "The Merchant of Venice" By Shakespeare

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    Portia is one of Shakespeare's best parts

    for an actress as, apart from being one of the central characters within the main plot of the play; she displays great wit and intelligence. These are assets which none of Shakespeare's other female roles ever had as women who lived around the same time as Shakespeare, were not...
    AddisonBennoit AddisonBennoit 13-15, F Mar 16

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    I Find The Shylocks Big Speech Very Emotional

    Lately in school our topic is the merchant of Venice. Naturally we have been reading through the whole play bit by bit. But there is one part that really gets me and that is when Jessica leaves Shylock and he is so broken, you can finally see a bit if humanity in him. The speech...
    jackjed1998 jackjed1998 13-15, M Nov 11, 2013

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    Thank You Shakespeare

    I recently watched the version with Al Pacino. It addressed all of the nagging nightmares in my head, the meaning of mercy and of loyalty
    evelynesimon evelynesimon 41-45 1 Response Dec 9, 2008

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    “Don't waste your love on somebody, who doesn't value it.” ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
    dreammss dreammss 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” ― William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
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    David, Sometimes I wonder what is is I’m supposed to do… what it is that would dull the pain I feel just being alive. It’s hard, going day to day without having the one...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    "When I saw you I feel in love, and you smiled because you knew." -William Shakespeare
    XrealityXisXprisonX XrealityXisXprisonX 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    “Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break.” ― William Shakespeare, Macbeth
    Cherbelle Cherbelle 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Sonnet 30: When to the sessions of sweet silent thought When to the sessions of sweet silent thought I summon up remembrance of things past, I sigh the lack of many a thing I...
    Cherbelle Cherbelle 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    The phrase to "catch a cold" was first used by William Shakespeare. So was "the worlds your oyster", "a foregone conclusion", "all of a sudden" and "in a pickle".
    rocketman84 rocketman84 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Here is an example of a Shakespearean Sonnet I wrote for English class. ____________________________________ Don’t ever try to be something you’re not You’ll only look...
    laubrown1 laubrown1 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Be concerned with your actions only ,never with its results.Yajur Veda. Strong reasons make strong actions.Shakespeare.
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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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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    Shakespeare In Love It is a funny but bittersweet portrayal of William Shakespeare, love it.
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl 36-40, F Mar 22

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    "How poor are they who have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees." - William Shakespeare I have no patience, never have. Would that I could cut out my heart to...
    heartfire heartfire 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 21

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    I'm a bully, I admit that, but I'm only a bully to people who think too much of themselves. (I really hate those type of people) So, in literature class, our teacher was currently...
    Ansonicchi Ansonicchi 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 28

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    "I'll prove it all night to the porcelain god, or the dark eyed girl with a name I forgot. But, when I wake up, there's no one around... I am the most messed up motherf****r in...
    sunnysixkiller sunnysixkiller 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Alot of quotes.... The only opinion that matters is the one you have about yourself. Whatever you believe about yourself on the inside is what you will manifest on the outside...
    beca0a1 beca0a1 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    'Yeah. French writer. Total loser. Never had a real job. Unrequited love affairs. Gay. Spent 20 years writing a book almost no one reads. But he's also probably the greatest writer...
    Riemann Riemann 18-21, M Apr 10

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