It's Shakespeare's birthday! (At least, according to tradition.)
So, in honor of the day, here's my favorite Shakespeare passage, from Antony and Cleopatra, when Cleopatra is mourning the dead Antony:
For his bounty,
There was no winter in't; an autumn 'twas
That grew the more by reaping: his delights
Were dolphin-like; they show'd his back above
The element they lived in: in his livery
Walk'd crowns and crownets; realms and islands were
As plates dropp'd from his pocket. (V.2.79)
What's your favorite line or passage from Shakespeare? There are so many.
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