Shakespeare Plays by Opening Line

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Can you name the Shakespeare plays by opening line?

Updated Apr 24, 2014

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'I learn in this letter that Don Peter of Arragon comes this night to Messina.'
'Now, say, Chatillon, what would France with us?'
'Escalus'
'In sooth I know not why I am so sad'
'In delivering my son from me, I bury a second husband'
'Let fame, that all hunt after in their lives, / Live register'd upon our brazen tombs / And then grace us in the disgrace of death'
'Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hour / Draws on apace'
'Proceed, Solinus, to procure my fall / And by the doom of death end woes and all.
'Now is the winter of our discontent...'
'When shall we three meet again / In thunder, lightning, or in rain?'
'Who's there?'
'Tush! never tell me; I take it much unkindly / That thou, Iago, who hast had my purse / As if the strings were thine, shouldst know of this.'
'I'll pheeze you, in faith.'
'Hence! home, you idle creatures get you home'
'If music be the food of love, play on'
'So shaken as we are, so wan with care, / Find we a time for frighted peace to pant, / And breathe short-winded accents of new broils / To be commenced in strands afar remote.'
'Boatswain!'
'Sir Hugh, persuade me not; I will make a star- chamber matter of it: if he were twenty Sir John Falstaffs, he shall not abuse Robert Shallow, esquire.'
'Two households, both alike in dignity, / In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, / From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, / Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.'
'I thought the king had more affected the Duke of Albany than Cornwall.'

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