Shakespeare Plays by Opening Line

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Can you name the Shakespeare plays by opening line?

Featured Apr 23, 2014

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'I thought the king had more affected the Duke of Albany than Cornwall.'
'Proceed, Solinus, to procure my fall / And by the doom of death end woes and all.
'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.'
'I'll pheeze you, in faith.'
'Hence! home, you idle creatures get you home'
'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.'
'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'
'In delivering my son from me, I bury a second husband'
'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.'
'I learn in this letter that Don Peter of Arragon comes this night to Messina.'
'In sooth I know not why I am so sad'
'Who's there?'
'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.'
'Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hour / Draws on apace'
'When shall we three meet again / In thunder, lightning, or in rain?'
'Now is the winter of our discontent...'
'Now, say, Chatillon, what would France with us?'

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