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Color Revolutions, a Shakespearean Interpretation

“These things, indeed, you have articulated, Proclaim’d at market crosses, read in churches, To trim the garment of rebellion With some fine color, that may please the eye Of fickle changelings, and poor discontents …… And never yet did insurrection … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Ukraine and the Smoking Gun

I will no more trust him when he leers, than I will a serpent when he hisses.” (Troilus and Cressida, act 5, sc. 1) The expression “smoking gun”, as we know, is intended to represent incontrovertible evidence of a crime, … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, America and the Superbowl

“Mad I call it; for, to define true madness, What is ‘t but to be nothing else but mad? But let that go.” (Hamlet, act 2, sc. 2) This article may irritate or alienate some American Internauts who regularly visit … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in a Corporation or Job Interview

 “…there are throats to be cut and works to be done.” (King Henry V, act 3, sc. 4) Probably, Shakespeare would not fare well today in a job interview. For example, it is assumed, especially in a sales or marketing … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the Best Speaker of 2013

“I speak as my understanding instructs me, And as my honesty puts it to utterance.” (Winter’s Tale, act 1, sc. 1) The year’s end calls for celebrations and nominations of the “best man of the year” for this or that … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Mandela and Immeasurable Hypocrisy

“A huge translation of hypocrisy, Vilely compiled, profound simplicity” (Love’s Labours Lost, act 5, sc. 2) If it were possible to invent a hypocrisiometer (hypocrisy meter), from now to the day of Mandela’s funeral, the indicator would go out of … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Lincoln & the Gettysburg Address

“…in a word, The seeming truth which cunning times put on To entrap the wisest.” (Merchant of Venice, act 3, sc. 2) The 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg address has prompted many to explain its significance and to celebrate Lincoln’s … Continue reading

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Finding Shakespeare in Unusual Places

Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel; But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new-hatch’d, unfledged comrade. (Hamlet 1.3) Relatively few people know of the War of … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Columbus Day & the Pledge of Allegiance

“Let not our babbling dreams affright our souls Conscience is but a word that cowards use, Devised at first to keep the strong in awe. Our strong arms be our conscience, swords and law!” (King Richard III, act 5, sc.3) … Continue reading

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Shakespeare & Healthful Environments

“This castle hath a pleasant seat; the air Nimbly and sweetly recommends itself Unto our gentle senses.” (Macbeth act 1, sc. 6) Two weeks without an entry… Thanks to the “Your Daily Shakespeare” site followers who emailed me questioning the … Continue reading

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