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 King Richard III

Soliloquy Challenge

How well do you know this soliloquy? Drag the lines into the correct order then click SUBMIT at the bottom to see if you've got it right.

To set my brother Clarence and the king
And descant on mine own deformity:
By drunken prophecies, libels and dreams,
And therefore, since I cannot prove a lover,
In deadly hate the one against the other
Plots have I laid, inductions dangerous,
Have no delight to pass away the time,
And hate the idle pleasures of these days.
Why, I, in this weak piping time of peace,
I am determined to prove a villain
To entertain these fair well-spoken days,
Unless to spy my shadow in the sun


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