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The Merry Widow

Women, women, women, Women, women, women, You may study their ways if you can, But a woman’s too much for a man, It is deeper than diving for pearls Courting girls, girls, girls, girls, girls! Franz LĂ©har, ‘Women’, from The … Continue reading

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Richard III

Lord, Lord! methought, what pain it was to drown! What dreadful noise of waters in mine ears! What ugly sights of death within mine eyes! Methought I saw a thousand fearful wrecks, Ten thousand men that fishes gnawed upon, Wedges … Continue reading

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Song from the Ship

To sea! To sea! the calm is o’er; The wanton water leaps in sport, And rattles down the pebbly shore; The dolphin wheels, the sea-cows snort, And unseen Mermaids’ pearly song Comes bubbling up the weeds among. Fling broad the … Continue reading

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The Tempest

Full fathom five thy father lies, Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of his that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell: … Continue reading

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All for Love

Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; He who would search for pearls must dive below. John Dryden, All for Love (1678), prologue. All for Love; or, The World Well Lost, is a blank verse drama on the tragedy of … Continue reading

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