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Can you name the Shakespeare plays from which these quotations were taken??

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'O that he were here to write me down an ass! But, masters, remember that I am an ass; though it not be written down, yet forget not that I am an ass'
'Get thee to a nunnery'
'Are you good men and true?'
'A little more than kin, and less than kind'
'Hath not a Jew eyes?'
'Therefore love moderately; long love doth so; too swift arrives as tardy as too slow'
'There as a star danced, and under that was I born'
'Fair is foul and foul is fair'
'I hold the world but as the world... a stage where every man must play a part, and mine a sad one'
'We defy augury: there's a special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now now, 'tis not to come; if it be not to come, it will be now; if it be not now, yet it will come
'Et tu, Brute?'
'The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose'
'It is a wise father that knows his own child.'
'It will have blood; they say, blood will have blood'
'Methought I was enamoured of an ass'
'Though this be madness, yet there is method in't'
'If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches and poor men's cottages princes' palaces'
'[He] speaks an infinite deal of nothing'
'In Belmont is a lady richly left'
That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet'
'All that glitters is not gold'
'Something is rotten in the state of Denmark'
'What angel wakes me from my flowery bed?'
'Thus conscience does make cowards of us all'
'O, what a rogue and peasant slave am I!'
'If music be the food of love, play on'
'But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks?'
'Two households, both alike in dignity...'
'If we shadows have offended, think but this; and all is mended'
'The course of true love never did run smooth'
'Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, men were deceivers ever, one foot in sea and one on shore, to one thing constant never'
'When the wind is southerly I know a hawk from a handsaw'
'I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man'
'The play's the thing'
'Friendship is constant in all other things save in the office and affairs of love'
'He that is strucken blind cannot forget the precious treasure of his eyesight lost'
'Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio'
'What, my dear Lady Disdain! are you yet living?'
'I talk of drems, which are the children of an idle brain, begot of nothing but vain fantasy...'
'My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: words without thoughts never to heaven go'
'Methinks it is like a weasel'
'Lord, what fools these mortals be!'
'Shall I never see a bachelor of three-score again?'
'This above all: to thine ownself be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man'
'Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears'
'I am never merry when I hear sweet music'
'Something wicked this way comes'
'In sooth, I know not why I am so sad'
'I will roar you as gently as any sucking dove; I will roar you, as 'twere any nightingale'
'I am that merry wanderer of the night'
'Why wouldst though be a breeder of sinners?'
'They never meet but there's a skirmish of wit between them'
'Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn, and cauldron bubble'
'A plague o' both your houses'
'To be, or not to be: that is the question'

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