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Ages Of Man
Here are some of Shakespeare's finest speeches performed by one of the greatest Shakespearean actors of this century. It ranges from the youth of Jaques' introduction to life, 'All the world's a stage!' in "As You Like It" to the aged Prospero's goodbye to Ariel and Shakespeare's own farewell to his muse in "The Tempest": 'Now my charms are all o'erthrown!' Sir John's mast...more
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Published 1992 by Harper Collins Audio
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I learnt this poem at my school and since then, I have always loved and treasured this great sonnet of Shakespeare, borrowed from 'As You Like It'! A beautifully true poem about humans and how different emotions capture them at different stages of life.
William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "The Bard"). His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been tr...moreMore about William Shakespeare...