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Thursday, 23 November 2017
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"The slight that can be conveyed in a glance, in a gracious smile, in a wave of the hand, is often the knee plus ultra of art. What insult is so keen or so keenly felt, as the polite insult which it is impossible to resent?" (Kavanagh, Julia - Insults)

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How like a winter hath my absence been. From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year! What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen, What old December's bareness everywhere! - (Shakespeare, William - Absence)
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Parting is such sweet sorrow. - (Shakespeare, William - Absence)
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Oh! it offends me to the soul to hear a robust periwig-pated fellow, tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings. - (Shakespeare, William - Acting and Actors)
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Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you -- tripping on the tongue; but if you mouth it, as many of your players do, I had as Leif the town-crier spoke my lines. Nor do not saw the air too much with your hand, thus, but use all gently; for in the very torrent, tempest, and as I may say, the whirlwind of your passion, you must acquire and beget a temperance that may give it smoothness. - (Shakespeare, William - Acting and Actors)
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Be great in act, as you have been in thought. - (Shakespeare, William - Action)
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If it were done when 'tis done, then t'were well. It were done quickly. - (Shakespeare, William - Action)
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Suit the action to the world, the world to the action, with this special observance, that you overstep not the modesty of nature. - (Shakespeare, William - Action)
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Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing. - (Shakespeare, William - Action)
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Action is eloquence. - (Shakespeare, William - Action)
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I would there were no age between ten and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest; for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wronging the anciently, stealing, fighting. - (Shakespeare, William - Adolescence)
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O curse of marriage that we can call these delicate creatures ours and not their appetites! - (Shakespeare, William - Adultery)
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Through tattered clothes, small vices do appear. Robes and furred gowns hide all. - (Shakespeare, William - Adversity)
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Sweet are the uses of adversity which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in his head. - (Shakespeare, William - Adversity)
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I shall the effect of this good lesson keeps as watchman to my heart. - (Shakespeare, William - Advice)
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With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. [Merchant Of Venice] - (Shakespeare, William - Age and Aging)
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