William Shakespeare (born April 1564; baptised 26 April 1564; died 23 April 1616 (Old Style/Julian), 3 May 1616 (New Style/Gregorian) English playwright and poet
Time's glory is to command contending kings,
To unmask falsehood, and bring truth to light.
- I gyve unto my wief my second best bed with the furniture
(Modern spelling: I give unto my wife my second best bed with the furniture.)
- Good friend, for Jesus' sake forbear, to dig the dust enclosèd here. Blest be the man that spares these stones, And curst be he that moves my bones.
Works of Shakespeare
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