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In Plain English: Twelfth Night
Can you pick the 'plain English' version of each of these quotes from Shakespeare's Twelfth Night?
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In Plain English: Titus Andronicus
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Be clamorous and leap all civil bounds rather than make unprofited return.
Diana's lip is not more smooth and rubious, thy small pipe is as the maiden's organ, shrill and sound, and all is semblative a woman's part.
I myself am best when least in company.
He's fortified against any denial.
Lady, you are the cruel'st she alive if you will lead these graces to the grave and leave the world no copy.
The malignancy of my fate might perhaps distemper yours. Therefore I shall crave of you your leave that I may bear my evils alone.
Fare you well at once...I am yet so near the manners of my mother that, upon the least occasion more, mine eyes will tell tales of me.
Though she harbors you as her kinsmen, she's nothing allied to your disorders.
Sport royal, I warrant you.
Let all the rest give place.
It is in contempt of question her hand.
We did keep time, sir, in our catches. Sneck up.
Daylight and champian discovers not more!
If he were opened and you find so much blood in his liver as will clog the foot of a flea, I'll eat the rest of th'anatomy.
In the south suburbs, at the Elephant, is best to lodge. I will bespeak our diet whiles you beguile the time and feed your knowledge with viewing of the town.
Carry his water to th' wisewoman.
We may carry it thus, for our pleasure and his penance, till our very pastime, tired out of breath, prompts us to have mercy on him.
His indignation derives itself out of a very competent injury.
There's something in me that reproves my fault, but such a headstrong potent fault it is that it but mocks reproof.
Thou hast, Sebastian, done good feature shame.
I my brother know yet living in my glass.
I prithee now, ungird thy strangeness.
Make the trial of it in any constant question.
Lately we intended to keep in darkness what occasion now reveals before 'tis ripe.
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