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Shakespeare on Arrogance

“…your heart Is cramm’d with arrogancy, spleen and pride.” (King Henry VIII, act 2, ac. 4) Comments.  Since 2000, America has been involved in “military operations” in the following countries: Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Yemen, East Timor, Afghanistan, Philippines, Ivory Coast, Iraq, Liberia, Georgia, Djibouti, Haiti, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Pakistan, Lebanon, Somalia, Libya, Uganda, and now Read More

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Shakespeare, King Henry VIII on Hand Kissing

 “The fairest hand I ever touched! O beauty, till now I never knew thee.” (KHVIII act 1, sc. 4) Tips for use. Follow up after kissing the hand of a particularly beautiful lady. Ovid offers some advise to her if her hands are not perfect. ‘Let her whose fingers are fat, or nails rough, mark Read More

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