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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.

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


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