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  • And shining morning face, creeping like a snail unwillingly to school
  • And thereby hangs a tale
  • Anthony and Cleopatra
  • As You Like It
  • As cold as any stone ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • As good luck would have it ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • As merry as the day is long
  • As pure as the driven snow ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • At one fell swoop ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bag and baggage ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Beware the Ides of March ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Blow winds, and crack your cheeks
  • But for my own part, it was Greek to me
  • But screw your courage to the sticking-place
  • Come the three corners of the world in arms
  • Come what come may ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Comparisons are odorous ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Crack of doom
  • Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Discretion is the better part of valour
  • Dish fit for the gods ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble
  • Eaten out of house and home
  • Et tu, Brute
  • Even at the turning of the tide
  • Exceedingly well read
  • Eye of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog
  • Fancy free
  • Fie, foh, and fum, I smell the blood of a British man
  • Flesh and blood
  • For ever and a day
  • Frailty, thy name is woman
  • Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears
  • Fringe theatre
  • Full fathom five thy father lies ( from The Tempest by Shakespeare )
  • Globe trotter
  • Good luck would have it
  • Good men and true
  • Green eyed monster
  • Halcyon days
  • Happiness is a cigar called Hamlet ( Hamlet Cigars advertising slogan )
  • Hark, hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings
  • He must needs go that the Devil drives
  • He will give the Devil his due
  • His beard was as white as snow
  • Hoist by your own petard
  • How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child?
  • I bear a charmed life ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • I have not slept one wink
  • I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips
  • I will wear my heart upon my sleeve
  • If music be the food of love, play on ( from Twelth Night by Shakespeare )
  • In my mind's eye, Horatio
  • In the twinkling of an eye
  • Is this a dagger which I see before me?
  • It beggar'd all description
  • It is meat and drink to me
  • King Lear
  • Lay it on with a trowel
  • Like the dickens
  • Love is blind
  • Loves Labour Lost
  • Main chance
  • Make haste
  • Makes your hair stands on end
  • Measure for Measure
  • Men's evil manners live in brass; their virtues we write in water
  • Midsummer Nights Dream
  • Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows
  • More honoured in the breach than in the observance
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • Mum's the word
  • My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun ( from a poem by Shakespeare )
  • My salad days
  • Neither a borrower nor a lender be
  • Neither here nor there
  • No more cakes and ale?
  • Not the ill wind which blows no man to good ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Now is the winter of our discontent
  • O Romeo, Romeo; wherefore art thou Romeo ( from the play by Shakespeare )
  • Off with his head
  • Oh, that way madness lies
  • Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more
  • Out of the jaws of death
  • Paperback Writer ( Beatles song )
  • Play within a play
  • Pound of flesh
  • Pox on both your houses
  • Primrose path
  • Rhyme nor reason
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Rose by any other name would smell as sweet ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead ( play by Tom Stoppard )
  • Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything
  • Screw your courage to the sticking place
  • Sea change ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? ( from a poem by Shakespeare )
  • Shuffle off this mortal coil
  • Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep
  • Smooth talk
  • Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em
  • Something is rotten in the state of Denmark
  • Sorry sight ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Star crossed lovers
  • Stiffen the sinews
  • Such stuff as dreams are made on
  • The Bard of Avon ( Nickname of William Shakespeare )
  • The Bard of Ayrshire ( Nickname of Robert Burns )
  • The Bard of Twickenham ( Nickname of Alexander Pope )
  • The Comedy of Errors
  • The Great Bird of the Galaxy ( Nickname of writer Gene Roddenberry )
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • The Poet ( Nickname of Etan Thomas )
  • The Scottish play
  • The Swan of Avon ( Nickname of William Shakespeare )
  • The Taming of the Shrew
  • The Winters Tale
  • The beast with two backs ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • The course of true love never did run smooth
  • The darling buds of May ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • The game is afoot
  • The game is up
  • The lady doth protest too much, methinks ( from Hamlet by Shakespeare )
  • The live-long day
  • The milk of human kindness
  • The play's the thing
  • The quality of mercy is not strained ( from The Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare )
  • The queen's English
  • The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune
  • The smallest worm will turn, being trodden on
  • There's method in my madness
  • Thereby hangs a tale
  • This above all: to thine own self be true ( William Shakespeare )
  • This is very midsummer madness
  • This precious stone set in the silver sea, this sceptered isle
  • Though last, not least in love
  • Though this be madness, yet there is method in it
  • Thus far into the bowels of the land
  • To be or not to be: that is the question ( from a Hamlet by Shakespeare )
  • To gild refined gold, to paint the lily
  • To sleep: perchance to dream: ay, there's the rub
  • Tower of strength
  • Twelfth Night
  • Under the greenwood tree
  • Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown
  • We few, we happy few, we band of brothers ( from Henry V by Shakespeare )
  • We have seen better days
  • What a piece of work is man
  • What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet
  • When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes ( from a sonnet by Shakespeare )
  • When shall we three meet again?
  • When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions
  • Where the bee sucks, there suck I
  • While you live, tell truth and shame the Devil!
  • Who wooed in haste, and means to wed at leisure
  • Woe is me

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