Love

William Shakespeare 1564 (Stratford-upon-Avon) – 1616 (Stratford-upon-Avon)

TELL me where is Fancy bred,
Or in the heart or in the head?
How begot, how nourished?
  Reply, reply.
It is engender'd in the eyes,
With gazing fed; and Fancy dies
In the cradle where it lies.
  Let us all ring Fancy's knell:
  I'll begin it,--Ding, dong, bell.
All. Ding, dong, bell.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was an English playwright, poet, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". more…

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