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- —O, these eclipses do portend these divisions! fa, sol, la, mi.1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Hall in the Earl of Gloster's Castle (76% in)
- These late eclipses in the sun and moon portend no good to us: though the wisdom of nature can reason it thus and thus, yet nature finds itself scourged by the sequent effects: love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide: in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason; and the bond cracked 'twixt son and father.1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Hall in the Earl of Gloster's Castle (56% in)
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