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William Shakespeare: Hamlet, Act III, Scene III

Scene IIIA room in the castleEnter King Claudius, Rosencrantz, and GuildensternKing ClaudiusI like him not, nor stands it safe with us To let his madness range. Therefore prepare you; I your c…

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark Gertrude, Queen of Denmark, becoming a widow by the sudden death of King Hamlet, in less than two months after his death married his brother Claudius, which was noted…

King Lear

King Lear 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 an…

The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors The states of Syracuse and Ephesus being at variance, there was a cruel law made at Ephesus, ordaining that if any merchant of Syracuse was seen in the city of Ephesus he …

William Shakespeare: Hamlet, Act III

Act IIIScene IA room in the castleEnter King Claudius, Queen Gertrude, Polonius, Ophelia, Rosencrantz, and GuildensternKing ClaudiusAnd can you, by no drift of circumstance, Get from him why h…

William Shakespeare: Hamlet, Act II, Scene II

Scene IIA room in the castleEnter King Claudius, Queen Gertrude, Rosencrantz, Guildenstern, and AttendantsKing ClaudiusWelcome, dear Rosencrantz and Guildenstern! Moreover that we much did lon…

Brewer's: Planet-struck

A blighted tree is said to be planet-struck. Epilepsy, paralysis, lunacy, etc., are attributed to the malignant aspects of the planets. Horses are said to be planet-struck when they seem st…