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soliloquy
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Wuthering Heights
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  • ’It’s well the hellish villain has kept his word!’ growled my future host, searching the darkness beyond me in expectation of discovering Heathcliff; and then he indulged in a soliloquy of execrations, and threats of what he would have done had the ’fiend’ deceived him.
  • Catherine caught and perused it eagerly; then she put a few questions to me concerning the inmates, rational and irrational, of her former home; and gazing towards the hills, murmured in soliloquy: ’I should like to be riding Minny down there!

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  • Perhaps the best known soliloquy is written by Shakespeare in Hamlet:  "To be, or not to be: that is the question..."
  • By the end of his soliloquy Hamlet concludes that he should not murder Duncan.

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