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By William Shakespeare

Disguised as a guy, Rosalind, together with her cousin Celia, flees her uncle’s courtroom. discovering shelter within the wooded area of Arden, they're reunited with Rosalind’s father, an exiled duke, and Orlando—also exiled and pining for his misplaced love, Rosalind. nonetheless in cover, Rosalind undertakes to aid Orlando reunite along with his liked, whereas herself combating off the advances of the shepherdess, Phebe.

Known as “The Bard of Avon,” William Shakespeare is arguably the best English-language author recognized. tremendously well known in the course of his existence, Shakespeare’s works proceed to resonate greater than 3 centuries after his dying, as has his impact on theatre and literature. Shakespeare’s cutting edge use of personality, language, and experimentation with romance as tragedy served as a beginning for later playwrights and dramatists, and a few of his most renowned strains of debate became a part of daily speech.

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As You Like It (HarperPerennial Classics)

Disguised as a guy, Rosalind, with her cousin Celia, flees her uncle’s courtroom. discovering safe haven within the woodland of Arden, they're reunited with Rosalind’s father, an exiled duke, and Orlando—also exiled and pining for his misplaced love, Rosalind. nonetheless in cover, Rosalind undertakes to assist Orlando reunite together with his loved, whereas herself battling off the advances of the shepherdess, Phebe.

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She was never allowed to know that he was after all just dead. Charlot learned this story slowly, from halfsentences, outbreaks of temper on the part of Madame Mangeot, even from the dreams the two women recounted at breakfast. It wasn't quite the truth, of course--nothing is ever that, and Madame Mangeot's neighbors in Menilmontant would never have recognized this colored version of her commonplace story. Now suddenly she had come into a fortune. It was the complete justification of Madame Mangeot's daydreams, but the stories of her childhood had also warned her that there was such a thing as fairy gold.

Charlot put up the chain and opened the door a few inches only. He could see nothing in the dark outside except the faint glimmer of a collarband. A foot stirred on the gravel and he felt the door strain under a steady pressure against the chain. " The voice gained confidence and command. " the girl said: she had paused halfway down the stairs. A wild hope beat in Charlot's breast, and he called to her in fearful hilarity and relief, "Chavel. " Now, he thought, at last I am really Charlot. Somebody else can bear all the hate...

Had he no possession in the world for which a good price was an insufficient inducement? He was a man who would sell his life... " "We have no reason to be sorry here, Monsieur Chavel. I assure you our attitude has always been strictly correct. " He envied Jules: to have been able to remain "correct": to have saved his self-respect by small doses of rudeness or inattention. But for him--to have remained correct would have meant death. " "A few and they are very slow. They haven't got the fuel. They stop at every station.

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