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“Lo! as a careful housewife runs to catch/One of her feather’d creatures broke away,…”

Shakespeare Sonnet #143 Lo! as a careful housewife runs to catch One of her feather’d creatures broke away, Sets down her babe and makes an swift dispatch In pursuit of the thing she would have stay, Whilst her neglected child … Continue reading

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“Take but degree away, untune that string,/And, hark, what discord follows!”

Troilus and Cressida Act One, Part Two By Dennis Abrams ————————————– I’d like to continue our examination of Act One with this, from Harold Bloom: “Some critics have traced the origins of Troilus and Cressida to the Poet’s War fought … Continue reading

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