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act 3, sc. 4, l. 73
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Now mark me how I will undo myself.
I give this heavy weight from off my head,
And this unwieldy sceptre from my hand,
The pride of kingly sway from out my heart.
With mine own tears I wash away my balm,
With mine own hands I give away my crown.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. King Richard, in Richard II, act 4, sc. 1, l. 204-9.
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