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Cover your heads and mock not flesh and blood With solemn reverence

Richard Burton reads lines from Shakespeare’s Richard II   From ‘The Life and Death of Richard the Second – Act 3, Scene 2’: King Richard II …. Let’s talk of graves, of worms, and epitaphs; Make dust our paper and … Continue reading

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Classical Drama: Abraham Lincoln and Shakespeare’s Richard III

Much can be said, and will be said, about the dramatic identification of the crooked skeletal remains of  the cruel King Richard III, who was killed with an arrow in his back in the 1485 Battle of Bosworth Field. In … Continue reading

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