William Shakespeare (1564-1616)....


Perdita from the Winter's Tale




Some words the Bard 'of Avon' added....



1. Hamlet
  ....Do you hear, let them be well used; for they are the abstract and brief chronicles of the time....
  Hamlet Hamlet, Act II, Scene ii
2. Henry IV, Part One
  The better part of valour is discretion.
  Falstaff Henry IV, Act V, Scene iv
3. Used by Shakespeare
  There we will sit upon the rocks,
  And see the shepherds feed their flocks,
  By shallow rivers, by whose falls
  Melodious birds sing madrigals.
  His acquaintance Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593)
4. Julius Caesar
  And the first motion, all the interim is
  Like a phantasma or a hideous dream.
  The genius and the mortal instruments
  Are then in council; and the state of man.....
  Brutus (part of his soliloquy) Julius Caesar, Act 2, Scene 1
5. Henry V
  We few, we happy few, we band of brothers.
  For he today that sheds his blood with me
  Shall be my brother; be he ne'er so vile,
  This day shall gentle his condition.
  Henry Henry V, Act IV, Scene iii
6. As You Like It
  It was a lover and laffe, with a haye with a hoe and a
  Haye nonie no and a haye nonie nonie no, that o're the
  Green corne fields did paffe in fpringe time.
  A song from.... As You Like it, Act V, Scene iii
7. Sonnet
  She.... me.... we.... be....
8. Julius Caesar

Who will go with me? I will proclaim my name about the field: I am the son of Marcus Cato, ho! A foe to tyrants, and my country's friend; I am the son of Marcus Cato, ho!




Julius Caesar, Act V, Scene IV
9. 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 heartache and the thousand natural shocks
  That flesh is heir to - 'tis a consummation
  Devoutly to be wished.

Hamlet (part of his soliloquy)

Hamlet, Act III, Scene I
10. An attempted soliloquy in respect that before

To sleep yea, to dream nae.


That is always our way, no no more

  Until lavender violet and green thoughts preside.
  To sleep is a soliloquy, to dream is tangentility.
  My dream talks to and and for us both in design
  And in devotion, and in erstwhile sphere.
  Who speaks for us now? And is it sow?
  Our past and future literacy do that as an accord.
  I see verity in your words, and blossoming in your eyes.
  Not everyone can see your eyes as I do.
  They are truer and more becoming than alt on earth.

He knoweth

No Act or Scene
  veritas is forever.  



That is the only necessary evidence that we have changed little over the centuries. *doffs hat*


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