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Three score and ten

Posted by Gary on January 28, 2003

In Reply to: Three score and ten posted by Drew on January 28, 2003

: The phrase "Three score and ten" is not only in Psalms 90:10, but it is also in Hamlet, at the very beginning ofScene IV Act II.

Yes, many phrases from the Bible occur in Shakespeare. Rather surprisingly though, he never used the word bible in any of his plays.