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HAMLET

KING LEAR

ROMEO AND JULIET

MACBETH

HENRY THE FOURTH PART 1

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

JULIUS CAESAR

THE TEMPEST

OTHELLO

Description of the Wife of Bath in the Prologue to the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

"Address to the Unco Good or the Religiously Righteous" by Robert Burns

Description of the Clerk in the Prologue to the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

"Of All the Airts" by Robert Burns

Description of the Prioress in the Prologue to the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

"Logan Braes" by Robert Burns

Prologue to the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 75 "So are you to my thoughts as food to life"

"A Man's a Man for All That" by Robert Burns

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 57 "Being your slave, what should I do"

"A Bard's Epitaph" by Robert Burns

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 1 "From fairest creatures we desire increase"

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 94 "They that have power to hurt"

"To a Mountain Daisy" by Robert Burns

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 31 "Thy bosom is endeared with all hearts"

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 97 "How like a winter hath my absence been"

"On first looking into Chapman's Homer" by John Keats

Shakespeare's Richard II "This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England"

"Welcome to a Bastard Wean" by Robert Burns

Shakespeare's The Tempest "We are such stuff as dreams are made on"

"Flow gently, sweet Afton" by Robert Burns

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 55 "Not marble nor the gilded monuments of princes"

"John Anderson, my jo" by Robert Burns

Shakespeare's Richard III "Now is the winter of our discontent"

Shakespeare's Twelfth Night "If music be the food of love, play on"

"Comin' Through the Rye" by Robert Burns

"She Dwells with Beauty" by John Keats from Ode on Melancholy

"Ye Banks and Braes o' Bonnie Doon" by Robert Burns

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 8 "Music to hear, why hear'st thou music sadly?"

"Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art" by John Keats

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet "But soft! What light through yonder window breaks?"

"Auld Lang Syne" by Robert Burns

HAMLET

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"Hamlet Act 1 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 1 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 1 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 1 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 1 Scene 5" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 2 Scenes 1 and 2" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 3 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 3 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 3 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 3 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 4 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 4 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 4 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 4 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 4 Scene 5" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 4 Scene 6" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 4 Scene 7" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 5 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Hamlet Act 5 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare


ROMEO AND JULIET

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"Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scene 5" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Prologue" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene 5" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene 6" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Scene 5" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 4 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 4 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 4 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 4 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 4 Scene 5" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 5 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 5 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Romeo and Juliet Act 5 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

HENRY THE FOURTH PART 1

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"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 1 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 1 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 1 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 2 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 2 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 2 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 2 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 3 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 3 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 3 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 4 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 4 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 4 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 4 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 5 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 5 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 5 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 5 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Henry the Fourth Part 1 Act 5 Scene 5" by William Shakespeare

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

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"Much Ado About Nothing" (complete) by William Shakespeare

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THE TEMPEST

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"The Tempest" (complete) by William Shakespeare

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OTHELLO

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"Othello" (complete) by William Shakespeare

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"Green Grow the Rashes, O" by Robert Burns

"To a mouse, on turning her up in her nest with the plough" by Robert Burns

"Say not of me that weakly I declined" by Robert Louis Stevenson

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 129 "Th'expense of spirit in a waste of shame"

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 19 "Devouring Time, blunt thou the lion's paws"

Shakespeare's Julius Caesar "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears"

"Tears, Idle Tears" by Alfred Lord Tennyson

"The day came slow" by Emily Dickinson

"When I have fears" by John Keats

"Crossing the Bar" by Alfred Lord Tennyson

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 60 "Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore"

Shakespeare's Julius Caesar "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars"

Shakespeare's Julius Caesar "The most unkindest cut of all"

"A solemn thing it was" by Emily Dickinson

Shakespeare's Hamlet "O, that this too too solid flesh would melt"

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 91 "Some glory in their birth"

Shakespeare's As You Like It "All the world's a stage"

"The brain is wider than the sky" by Emily Dickinson

Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra "The barge she sat in"

"I dwell in possibility" by Emily Dickinson

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 73 "That time of year"

"Ode to a Nightingale" by John Keats

Shakespeare's Macbeth "Is this a dagger which I see before me"

Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice "The quality of mercy is not strained"

"Bloom is result" by Emily Dickinson

Shakespeare's Macbeth "Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow"

"Many a phrase has the English language" by Emily Dickinson

"The soul selects her own society" by Emily Dickinson

Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream "The course of true love"

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet "Parting is such sweet sorrow"

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet "O Romeo, Romeo"

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 116 "Let me not to the marriage"

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 29 "When in disgrace"

Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 18 "Shall I compare thee"

Shakespeare's Hamlet "To be or not to be"


KING LEAR

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"King Lear Act 1 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 1 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 1 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 1 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 1 Scene 5" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 2 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 2 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 2 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 2 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 3 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 3 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 3 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 3 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 3 Scene 5" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 3 Scene 6" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 3 Scene 7" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 4 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 4 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 4 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 4 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 4 Scene 5" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 4 Scene 6" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 4 Scene 7" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 5 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 5 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"King Lear Act 5 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare


MACBETH

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"Macbeth Act 1 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 1 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 1 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 1 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 1 Scene 5" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 1 Scene 6" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 1 Scene 7" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 2 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 2 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 2 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 2 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 3 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 3 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 3 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 3 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 3 Scene 5" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 3 Scene 6" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 4 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 4 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 4 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 5 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 5 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 5 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 5 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 5 Scene 5" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 5 Scene 6" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 5 Scene 7" by William Shakespeare

"Macbeth Act 5 Scene 8" by William Shakespeare

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

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"A Midsummer Night's Dream Act 1 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"A Midsummer Night's Dream Act 1 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"A Midsummer Night's Dream Act 2 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"A Midsummer Night's Dream Act 2 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"A Midsummer Night's Dream Act 3 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"A Midsummer Night's Dream Act 3 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"A Midsummer Night's Dream Act 4 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"A Midsummer Night's Dream Act 4 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"A Midsummer Night's Dream Act 5 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

JULIUS CAESAR

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"Julius Caesar Act 1 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 1 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 1 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 2 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 2 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 2 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 2 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 3 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 3 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 3 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 4 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 4 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 4 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 5 Scene 1" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 5 Scene 2" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 5 Scene 3" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 5 Scene 4" by William Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar Act 5 Scene 5" by William Shakespeare