1564-1616. British poet and playwright, often considered the greatest writer in world literature.
He is half of a blessed man. Left to be finished by such as she; and she a fair divided excellence, whose fullness of perfection lies in him.
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There is nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
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Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts.
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When we are born we cry that we are come.. to this great stage of fools.
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For I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright, who art as black as hell, as dark as night.
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If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge?
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No sooner met but they looked; no sooner looked but they loved; no sooner loved but they sighed; no sooner sighed but they asked one another the reason; no sooner knew the reason but they sought the remedy; and in these degrees have they made a pair of stairs to marriage, which they will climb incontinent, or else be incontinent before marriage.
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She's gone. I am abused, and my relief must be to loathe her.
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A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
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Present fears are less than horrible imaginings.
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