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Soliloquy Challenge

How well do you know this soliloquy? Drag and drop the lines into the correct order then click SUBMIT at the bottom to see if you have remembered it correctly.

Brought near to beast: my face I'll grime with filth;
That ever penury, in contempt of man,
To take the basest and most poorest shape
The winds and persecutions of the sky.
Does not attend my taking. Whiles I may 'scape,
Blanket my loins: elf all my hair in knots;
That guard, and most unusual vigilance,
I heard myself proclaim'd;
I will preserve myself: and am bethought
Escaped the hunt. No port is free; no place,
And by the happy hollow of a tree
And with presented nakedness out-face


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