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theme
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Henry IV, Part 1
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  • Yea, there thou makest me sad, and makest me sin In envy that my Lord Northumberland Should be the father to so blest a son,— A son who is the theme of honour’s tongue; Amongst a grove, the very straightest plant; Who is sweet Fortune’s minion and her pride: Whilst I, by looking on the praise of him, See riot and dishonour stain the brow Of my young Harry.

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as in: theme of the novel Define
a basic idea that underlies what is being said or done -- especially in a literary or artistic work
as in: musical theme Define
the initial or primary melody of a musical composition or (as in "theme song") music that is most repeated in a film, television series, or other theatrical production
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