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Sonnet 66

When in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes I all alone beweep my outcast state, And trouble deaf heaven with my bootless cries, And look upon myself, and curse my fate, Wishing me like to one more rich in hope, … Continue reading

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William Hazlitt on King Lear, 1817

We wish that we could pass this play over, and say nothing about it. All that we can say must fall far short of the subject; or even of what we ourselves conceive of it. To attempt to give a … Continue reading

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Proverbs of Hell

The fox provides for himself, but God provides for the lion. Think in the morning, Act in the noon, Eat in the evening, Sleep in the night. He who has suffered you to impose on him knows you. As the … Continue reading

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Do not go gentle into that good night

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right, Because their words had … Continue reading

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