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Richard Burton is now my epitaph, my cross, my title, my image. I have achieved a kind of diabolical fame. It has nothing to do wi ...
So on we worked, and waited for the light,
And went without the meat, and cursed the bread;
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See, see, King Richard doth himself appear,
As doth the blushing discontented sun
From out the fiery portal of the east.
Methinks King Richard and myself should meet
With no less terror than the elements
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As in a theatre the eyes of men,
After a well-graced actor leaves the stage,
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King Richard. Lions make leopards tame.
Mowbray. Yea, but not change his spots.
For every man that Bolingbroke hath pressed
To lift shrewd steel against our golden crown,
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Queen. And must we be divided? Must we part?
King Richard. Ay, hand from hand, my love, and heart from heart.
Richard. Harp not on that string, madam, that is past.
Queen Elizabeth. Harp on it still shall I till heart-strings break.
Richard. Give me a calendar.
Who saw the sun today?
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