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Romeo and Juliet
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  • O, that deceit should dwell In such a gorgeous palace!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Fain would I dwell on form,fain, fain deny What I have spoke; but farewell compliment!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Sleep dwell upon thine eyes, peace in thy breast!— Would I were sleep and peace, so sweet to rest!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Let's see for means;—O mischief, thou art swift To enter in the thoughts of desperate men! I do remember an apothecary,— And hereabouts he dwells,—which late I noted In tatter'd weeds, with overwhelming brows, Culling of simples; meagre were his looks, Sharp misery had worn him to the bones; And in his needy shop a tortoise hung, An alligator stuff'd, and other skins Of ill-shaped fishes; and about his shelves A beggarly account of empty boxes, Green earthen pots, bladders, and musty…  (not reviewed by editor)

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