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I Love "The Merchant of Venice" By Shakespeare

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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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    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 16-17, F Mar 16, 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 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Maybe it's you that made a practical girl into a silly romantic that wants to watch Shakespeare in Love and believe in it completely. Maybe she was that girl all along, covered in...
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I woke up this morning rather tired, but with a bazaar sense of calm. Maybe one day I'll have fond recollections of this experience, but knowing myself as I do, it's unlikely. I...
    ravenofthedark ravenofthedark 41-45, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Here are 15 things to give up in order to be happy: 1. Give up your need to always be right. "Would I rather be right, or would I rather be kind?" - Wayne Dyer 2. Give up your...
    MarieLucie MarieLucie 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    “Love is the most beautiful of dreams and the worst of nightmares.” ~William Shakespeare I drag my lost self out of nightmares each morning...
    BashfulBlue BashfulBlue 16-17, F Jun 17

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    I blame Shakespeare, movies, songs, and every book I've read on the fantasy of love. It really doesn't happen in such a perfect way. Finding someone with a beautiful personality...
    JulietProstitute JulietProstitute 22-25, F 10 Responses Jun 16

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    "The time is out of joint, o' cursed spite That ever I was born to set it right" I just started reading Hamlet last week, and man it's brilliant. Shakespeare had such a way with...
    Misteryoo Misteryoo 18-21, M Jun 16

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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...
    ThisIsMyFightSong ThisIsMyFightSong 13-15, F Jun 15

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    "Doubt thou the stars are fire, Doubt that the sun doth move, Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love." - Shakespeare (hamlet) I sit here like "Hey, I'm really nice and...
    Romantheridiculous Romantheridiculous 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 13

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    My son preformed in Shakespeare’s As You Like It. He is 17 and has grown into a handsome man. The play opens with my son on stage alone. From my seat I catch his profile: This...
    True2R0mance True2R0mance 46-50, F 9 Responses Jun 12

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    On Listening:* Fools think they need no advice, but the wise listen to others.--Proverbs 12:15* Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.--Shakespeare 
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 6 Responses Jun 11

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    Sent to me by a friend and I fell out of my chair laughing.The Hokey Pokey Shakespearean Style! 
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 6

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