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Shakespeare, Presidential Elections and the Force of Habit

“How use doth breed a habit in a man!” (Two Gentlemen from Verona, act 5, sc. 4) Comments. In this entry’s instance the “use” refers to voting in the presidential elections to sustain two beliefs (through habit), that have proven … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on How to Get to a Girl’s Heart

 “Flatter and praise, commend, extol their graces, Though ne’er so black, say they have angels’ faces.” (Two Gentlemen of Verona, act 3, sc. 1) Comments. On flattery there is general consensus, it works. Oscar Wilde succinctly proclaimed that “flattery is … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Love and Power and Life Choices

“He after honour hunts, I after love: He leaves his friends to dignify them more, I leave myself, my friends and all, for love.” (Two Gentlemen of Verona act 1, sc. 1) Tips for use.  Excellent explanation as to why … Continue reading

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