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The Tragedy that Was King Lear: A Man Driven to Madness, Desolation and Despair by Filial Ingratitude


King Lear From Tales from Shakespeare, by Charles and Mary Lamb,Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, 1909 Source:  https://www.ibiblio.org/eldritch/cml/tfskinglear.html LEAR, King of Britain, had three daughters; Goneril, wife to the duke of Albany; Regan, wife to the duke of Cornwall; and Cordelia, a young maid, for whose love the king of France and duke of Burgundy were joint suitors, …

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When an Apology Becomes The Most Beautiful Thing In The World


THE BEAUTY OF AN APOLOGY: a short, succinct message from the archives of this author of http://www.hookedoninspiration.org "Sorry, please forgive me" are not just words originating from the Oxford Dictionary; they can take the form of small actions that convey the very same message just as loudly and effectively. Actions speak a thousand unspoken words …

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The Quality of Mercy is Twice Blessed


  From: Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice,” 1596.   PORTIA: The quality of mercy is not strain'd, It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath: it is twice blest; It blesseth him that gives and him that takes: ‘Tis mightiest in the mightiest: it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown; His sceptre shows …

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Love is Blue When Jealousy is Green


“Jealousy is a Green-Eyed Monster” – Quote “Othello – William Shakespeare - ACT 3, SCENE 3, PAGE 8 Source: http://nfs.sparknotes.com/othello/page_142.html   ORIGINAL TEXT  MODERN TEXT Nor for my manhood, honesty, and wisdom To let you know my thoughts. It wouldn’t be wise, honest, or responsible for me to tell them. OTHELLO What dost thou mean? …

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