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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.

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


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