“She loved me for the dangers I had passed, And I loved her that she did pity them”

OTHELLO Her father loved me; oft invited me; Still question'd me the story of my life, From year to year, the battles, sieges, fortunes, That I have passed. I ran it through, even from my boyish days, To the very moment that he bade me tell it; Wherein I spake of most disastrous chances, Of moving accidents by flood and field Of hair-breadth scapes i' the imminent deadly breach, Of being taken by the insolent foe And sold to slavery, of my redemption thence And portance in my travels' Read more [...]

“If music be the food of love, play on”

“If music be the food of love, play on” ORSINO Give me excess of it that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again, it had a dying fall. Oh, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odor. Enough, no more. 'Tis not so sweet now as it was before. O spirit of love, how quick and fresh art thou, That, notwithstanding thy capacity Receiveth as the sea, nought enters there, Of Read more [...]

“Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts”

This quotation is from Shakespeare famous play King Henry V, from the wedding of Warwick and Clarence.

Nino Rota: Romeo and Juliet

This is one of the most touching song which was ever composed to a Shakespeare play. It was written by Nino Rota to the main theme of Zeffirelli's famous Romeo and Juliet film - which is considered to be the best remake of the Shakespeare play. One interesting fact about the film: the character Juliet is played by a 13-year-old girl - since, according to the story, Juliet was at exactly the same age. Read more [...]

Romeo+Juliet – A Touching Ending Scene

These are the ending lines of one of the best modernizations of Shakespeare’s plays. Romeo+Juliet is the film of Baz Luhmann, starring Leonardo di Caprio. The plot was placed in modern times, and there are, of course, a few little changes made, but the film uses the original dialogues of the play.

Romeo+Juliet – The Film

Famous film by Baz Luhrmann is a 1996 abridged modernization of Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. The story takes place in an imaginary place, Verona-Beach, which is a modern city. The film uses the original dialogs of the play, but a few things were changed. Between the skycrapers of Verona Beach, a gunfight starts: Benvolio, Romeo’s cousin, and Tybald, Juliet’ cousin lead a war of bands against each other. Captain Prince, the Chief of Police notices the gunfight and tells the two rival Read more [...]
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