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Shakespeare's First Folio

Last April marked William Shakespeare’s 400th death day. To honor the event the Folger Shakespeare Library set up a touring exhibit of the First Folio, one of the original collections of Shakespeare’s “works”—some of his plays and the two long poems. 152 more words

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A Fearful Thing

“Death is a fearful thing…to die, and go we know not where.”

– William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure

Wining with Shakespeare

A man cannot make him laugh – but that’s no marvel; he drinks no wine.
-William Shakespeare (1564-1616), Henry IV Part 2

Ah, Shakespeare. For many, it brings back memories of struggling to comprehend the language of Elizabethan England in high school English class. 1,035 more words


Dear "The Walking Dead"...


The Walking Dead…

…Oh how thee tooketh mine heart and grabbed it by the nut-eth! Now, I don’t know if that’s a thing – both the phrase and the word “ 591 more words

Diary Of A Deluded Heart

Day 87: Words, Words, Words - from "As You Like It" II.vii (1599/1623)

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,

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The Tempest of My Heart: Shakespeare and Home Renovations

I am not a patient person. I hate waiting. I hate the wasted time involved in running errands. Relaxing is not a skill I desire nor one which I posses. 1,096 more words

Daily Prompt: Shiver


There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
– Hamlet (1.5.167-8), Hamlet to Horatio


i get this shiver.

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