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Nero
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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Roman Emperor notorious for his monstrous vice and fantastic luxury (was said to have started a fire that destroyed much of Rome in 64) but the Roman Empire remained prosperous during his rule (37-68)
  • — O heart, lose not thy nature; let not ever The soul of Nero enter this firm bosom: Let me be cruel, not unnatural; I will speak daggers to her, but use none; My tongue and soul in this be hypocrites,— How in my words somever she be shent, To give them seals never, my soul, consent!
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — A hall in the Castle (99% in)

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