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Poetry Friday: Act I, Scene 3 from Hamlet by William Shakespeare

July 26th, 2013 (07:26 am)
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OPHELIA:

I shall the effect of this good lesson keep
As watchman to my heart. But, good my brother,
Do not, as some ungracious pastors do,
Show me the steep and thorny way to heaven
Whiles, like a puffed and reckless libertine,
Himself the primrose path of dalliance treads
And recks not his own rede.

- from Act I, Scene 3 of Hamlet by William Shakespeare

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Posted by: Mary Lee Hahn (Mary Lee Hahn)
Posted at: July 28th, 2013 10:20 am (UTC)

I gotta remember to always reck my own rede!

Thanks for a bit of the Bard today!

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: July 28th, 2013 02:58 pm (UTC)

:)

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