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By William Shakespeare
Usurped from this throne by way of his deceitful brother, Prospero, the Duke of Milan, conjures a tempest so that it will entice his brother, Antonio, and Antonio’s co-conspirator, King Alonso, to the duke’s island hideaway. In so doing, Prospero unearths Antonio’s actual nature and restores himself and his daughter, Miranda, to their rightful places.
Known as “The Bard of Avon,” William Shakespeare is arguably the best English-language author identified. drastically well known in the course of his lifestyles, Shakespeare’s works proceed to resonate greater than 3 centuries after his dying, as has his impact on theatre and literature. Shakespeare’s leading edge use of personality, language, and experimentation with romance as tragedy served as a starting place 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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I am afraid Sailor Dollar's end is drawing nigh - he was supposed to be ill and sick this afternoon, but M. D. in a disconsolate heap on the floor, hoping he would not 'break to bits if tenderly cared'. I was hard-hearted because he has such a stupid habit of throwing things for no reason in the world - he had just flung my prayer book and hymn book across the room and when we were with Laura he all but knocked down some valuable vases by throwing a sofa cushion at them ... D. is put to bed in the nursery, well covered, and has a cup of water and box of biscuits by his side.
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The Tempest (HarperPerennial Classics) by William Shakespeare