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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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  • …night resemble When he lay couched in the ominous horse,— Hath now this dread and black complexion smear’d With heraldry more dismal; head to foot Now is he total gules; horridly trick’d With blood of fathers, mothers, daughters, sons, Bak’d and impasted with the parching streets, That lend a tyrannous and a damned light To their vile murders: roasted in wrath and fire, And thus o’ersized with coagulate gore, With eyes like carbuncles, the hellish Pyrrhus Old grandsire Priam seeks.’

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  • Nothing will grow in this parched soil.
  • Cactus is about all that will grow in this parched soil.

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