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“There’s nothing level in our cursed natures,/But direct villany. Therefore, be abhorr’d /All feasts, societies, and throngs of men!”

Timon of Athens Act Four By Dennis Abrams ——————————– Act Four:  Although his servants remain loyal to him, Timon is now driven insane with anger; he curses the city and its residents, and leaves to lives in the woods. While … Continue reading

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“His promises fly so beyond his state/That what he speaks is all in debt, he owes/For every word.”

Timon of Athens Act One By Dennis Abrams —————- MAJOR CHARACTERS Lord Timon of Athens Lords and Senators of Athens Timon’s false friends: Lucius, Lucullus, Sempronius and Ventidus Alcibiades, an Athenian soldier Apemantus, an ill-tempered philosopher Servants of Timon’s various … Continue reading

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If Timon is timeless, it is because it is always timely. The brilliance of the play is the way in which its self-serving and hypocritical flatterers resemble those of every economic and social era”

Timon of Athens An Introduction By Dennis Abrams ——- It’s a story as old as money itself:  the fable of the big-spending man who uses, then loses all of his wealth – and with it, his wits and everything he … Continue reading

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My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun;/Coral is far more red then her lips’ red…’

William Shakespeare Sonnet #130 ————————– SONNET 130 My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun; Coral is far more red than her lips’ red; If snow be white, why then her breasts are dun; If hairs be wires, black wires … Continue reading

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