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450 Years of Shakespeare


Patrick Stewart as Macbeth and Kate Fleetwood as Lady Macbeth, Gielgud 2007

Last year, two computer scientists devised an algorithm to establish the most important figures in the whole of human history according to internet data. 690 more words

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Shakespeare's 450th: More Things in Heaven and Earth

And therefore as a stranger give it welcome.

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,

Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

   –Hamlet–

Quotations

The Five of Wands "World War. with all the expense and inconvenience THAT entails."

To a young seeker.

The Five of Wands        Peril & Positivity

Fives are difficult cards. Challenges, learning opportunities – apparently we shouldn’t say problems…(As I may have said, and we also shouldn’t say ‘shouldn’t’, according to therapists. 819 more words

Bill's Birthday on the 23rd day of Poetry Month

The 23rd day of Poetry month brings us back to our language roots in Billy our favourite poet and dramatist. It is his 450 birthday today. 397 more words

Poetry Month 2014

Happy Birthday William Shakespeare

Celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with a piece of handmade jewelry inspired by Shakespeare sonnets and plays, including Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, and Romeo and Juliet.

Poetry

450 Years of Shakespeare

Happy 450th Birthday, William Shakespeare!

I salute you for being one of the greatest and influential English writers of all time. I think we can all conquer that your works has given us high school and college students a massive headache with your early modern language (that’s correct – NOT Old English. 293 more words

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Happy Birthday Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, renowned playwright and poet, famous worldwide for Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth and his sonnets…but he has another claim to fame. In 1964 Shakespeare became the first commoner to appear on a stamp. 176 more words

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