An English playwright and poet of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, generally considered the greatest writer in English. His plays include Antony and Cleopatra, As You Like It, Hamlet, Julius Caesar, King Lear, Macbeth, The Merchant of Venice, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Othello, Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, and Twelfth Night. Shakespeare also wrote more than 150 sonnets. Many familiar sayings and quotations come from his works.
Shakespeare was born in Stratford-on-Avon. He spent most of his career in London as an actor, playwright, and manager of the Globe Theater. His success enabled him to retire to Stratford, where he died.
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A peacemaker is also exactly how Police Commissioner William Bratton sees himself.
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Shakespeare,” said Professor Watson, “wrote a story for each of us and in them we can hear what we want.
My trip takes the reverse path, and I begin by assessing the depth of my Shakespeare knowledge in his birthplace.
William Woodville died; a distinguished English physician and medical writer.
William has thus been happily able to report to the society the approaching conversion of M'Bongo and his imminent civilization.
William Hewson died; an eminent English anatomist, and medical author.
What is, then, this precious drink I read of in my Shakespeare—so precious, that your lordship will not trust him to his butler?
William Penn, published in England his frame of government for the colony of Pennsylvania.