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“O, that I were a mockery king of snow,/Standing before the sun of Bolingbroke/To melt myself away in water-drops!”

Richard II Act Three, Part Two By Dennis Abrams —————————— For me, we probably have yet to read a line from Shakespeare more haunting than “For God’s sake let us sit upon the ground/And tell sad stories about the death … Continue reading

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“Now art thou sociable, now art thou Romeo; now art thou what thou art, by art as well as by nature. For this driveling love is like a great natural that runs lolling up and down to hide his bauble in a hole.”

Romeo and Juliet Act Two, Part Two By Dennis Abrams ——————————————— From Stanley Wells, another view of the balcony scene, plus a glimpse of the Nurse and Mercutio: “For all the scene’s rapture, it is conceived in fully dramatic terms.  … Continue reading

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“My bounty is as boundless as the sea,/My love as deep: The more I give to thee/The more I have, for both are infinite.

Romeo and Juliet Act Two, Part One By Dennis Abrams ——————- Act Two:  As the ball comes to an end, Romeo is hiding in the Capulet’s orchard when Juliet appears on her balcony:  the two exchange words of love and … Continue reading

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