William Shakespeare 1564-1616. “All the world 's a stage, / And all the men and women merely players.”——. Born in Stratford The 3 rd of 8 kids Married at age 18 (his wife was 26) Worked as an actor By 1594 at least 6 plays had been published. Shakespeare’s Life.
“All the world 's a stage, /
And all the men and women
plays had been
Good friend for Jesus’ sake forebear
To dig the dust enclosed here
Blest be the man who spares these stones
And curst be he that moves my bones
What do you think she was like?
"She must be stifling in that thing"
The Divine Right of Kings
Chain of Being
Burned in 1613
Which plays have you heard of?
First Quarto (1603)
Second Quarto (1604).
First Folio (1623)
To be, or not to be, that is the question:
Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
And by opposing, end them. To die, to sleep—
No more, and by a sleep to say we end
The heart-ache and the thousand natural shocks
That flesh is heir to . . .
To be or not to be, ay there’s the point;
To die, to sleep, is that all? Ay, all.
No, to sleep, to dream; ay marry, there it goes.
For in that dream of death, when we awake
And borne before an everlasting judge,
From whence no passenger ever returned,
The undiscovered country, at whose sight
The happy smile, and the accursed damned . .