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  • somehow surviving. Emigrant diaries and letters are filled with humorous references to that ubiquitous animal." John D. Unruh, Jr., The Plains Across: The
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  • instance of injustice that infirms the general pretence of order. One Hamlet is enough to convict a state of rottenness. George Steiner, The Death of Tragedy
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  • Shakespeare, Hamlet (1600-02), Act IV, scene 4, line 33 This is the state of man: to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope; to-morrow blossoms
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  • not unwatch'd go. William Shakespeare, Hamlet (1600-02), Act III, scene 1, line 196. I am not mad; I would to heaven I were! For then, 'tis like I should
    27 KB (4,244 words) - 21:07, 5 January 2016
  • Shakespeare, HamletAct III scene 1, line 182 One woe doth tread upon another's heel So fast they follow. William Shakespeare, Hamlet (1600-02), Act
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  • the world's roaring rim. Ch. 9 Faulkner is writing about time, with references to Pickett's Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg, and the discovery of America
    47 KB (7,286 words) - 14:46, 8 February 2016
  • events, a fate or destiny, especially tragic or fatal ones. In cultural references it also sometimes designates the Doom book of Alfred the Great, Mount
    40 KB (5,601 words) - 09:05, 1 January 2015
  • Shakespeare, Hamlet (1600-02), Act I, scene 2, line 12. They fool me to the top of my bent. I will come by and by. William Shakespeare, Hamlet (1600-02)
    17 KB (2,484 words) - 23:09, 8 February 2016
  • Lawyers trying cases in the court house were known to make "eloquent and effective" references to the motto. Walter Ridgway, "Boone County's Justice Motto"
    59 KB (8,554 words) - 15:13, 10 February 2016
  • the General Index of Barnes' translations the term "knowledge" gives 85 references, and this quote is the first. All teaching and all intellectual learning
    89 KB (13,381 words) - 22:49, 23 January 2016
  • 201. O day and night, but this is wondrous strange. William Shakespeare, Hamlet (1600-02), Act I, scene 5, line 164. Can such things be, And overcome
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  • Epistle III, line 339. Jove, thou regent of the skies. William Shakespeare, Hamlet (1600-02), Act V, scene 1, line 320. Quotes reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia
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  • Hamlet (1600-02), Act I, scene 3, line 38. Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny. William Shakespeare, Hamlet (1600-02)
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  • desperate appliance are reliev'd, Or not at all. William Shakespeare, Hamlet (1600-02), Act IV, scene 3, line 9. This apoplexy is, as I take it, a kind
    7 KB (1,037 words) - 19:54, 29 December 2015
  • dulls the edge of husbandry. Polonius in Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 3, by William Shakespeare. Wars are made to make debt. Ezra Pound, interview in Writers
    11 KB (1,693 words) - 13:52, 7 July 2015
  • occupying troops. The title is a reference to the famous "To be, or not to be" soliloquy in William Shakespeare's Hamlet. Directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Written
    4 KB (624 words) - 12:38, 8 October 2015
  • Judgment (redirect To judge)
    but reserve thy judgment. William Shakespeare, Hamlet (1600-02), Act I, scene 3, line 68. Forbear to judge, for we are sinners all. William Shakespeare
    26 KB (3,960 words) - 00:16, 14 January 2016
  • Good night, sweet prince, and flights of angels sing thee to thy rest! William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (c.1600), Act V, scene 2, line 371.
    42 KB (5,548 words) - 18:53, 31 January 2016
  • the world's roaring rim. William Faulkner, Writing about time, with references to Pickett's Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg, and the discovery of America
    174 KB (24,097 words) - 15:15, 9 February 2016
  • Kills me to look on't. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline (1611), Act II, scene 4, line 107. Best safety lies in fear. William Shakespeare, Hamlet (1600-02)
    61 KB (9,483 words) - 14:32, 7 February 2016

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