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The Winter's Tale

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Published: 1610
Language: English
Wordcount: 26,132 / 79 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 92
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 6,914
mnybks.net#: 6330
Genre: Drama
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's beat from his best ward.

LEONTES. Well said, Hermione.

HERMIONE. To tell he longs to see his son, were strong: But let him say so then, and let him go; But let him swear so, and he shall not stay, We'll thwack him hence with distaffs.-- Yet of your royal presence[To POLIXENES.] I'll adventure The borrow of a week. When at Bohemia You take my lord, I'll give him my commission To let him there a month behind the gest Prefix'd for's parting:--yet, good deed, Leontes, I love thee not a jar of the clock behind What lady she her lord.--You'll stay?

POLIXENES. No, madam.

HERMIONE. Nay, but you will?

POLIXENES. I may not, verily.

HERMIONE. Verily! You put me off with limber vows; but I, Though you would seek to unsphere the stars with oaths, Should yet say 'Sir, no going.' Verily, You shall not go; a lady's verily is As potent as a lord's. Will go yet? Force me to keep you as a prisoner, Not like a guest: so you shall pay your fees When you depart, and save your thanks. How say you? My prisoner o

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2014.03.31
joshuafrancois
*****

Good book


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