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The household is a school of power. There, within the door, learn the tragi-comedy of human life.
The comedy of hollow sounds derives
From truth and not from satire on our lives.
Quince. Marry, our play is "The most lamentable comedy and most cruel death of Pyramus and Thisbe."
Bottom. A very good piece
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My decayèd fair
A sunny look of his would soon repair.
As easy mayst thou fall
A drop of water in the breaking gulf,
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A wretched soul, bruised with adversity,
We bid be quiet when we hear it cry;
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I know a wench of excellent discourse,
Pretty and witty; wild, and yet, too, gentle.
I'll view the manners of the town,
Peruse the traders, gaze upon the buildings,
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I to the world am like a drop of water,
That in the ocean seeks another drop,
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They say this town is full of cozenage:
As nimble jugglers that deceive the eye,
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