A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Saddleback Educational Publ, Oct 1, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 87 pages
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An adapted version of Shakespeare's play, a comedy about a group of lovers so irresponsible in their actions that their freakish behavior can be explained only by the intervention of supernatural beings.

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Beautiful romantic classic....enclosing all forms of love in it!

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Page 59 - True delight In the sight Of thy former lady's eye : And the country proverb known, That every man should take his own, In your waking shall be shown : Jack shall have Jill ; Nought shall go ill ; The man shall have his mare again, and all shall be well.
Page 34 - STARVELING I believe we must leave the killing out, when all is done. BOTTOM Not a whit: I have a device to make all well. Write me a prologue; and let the prologue seem to say, we will do no harm with our swords, and that Pyramus is not...
Page 34 - There are things in this comedy of Pyramus and Thisbe that will never please. First, Pyramus must draw a sword to kill himself, which the ladies cannot abide. How answer you that?
Page 45 - I go, I go! Look how I go! Swifter than an arrow from the Tartar's bow!
Page 35 - I come hither as a lion, it were a pity of my life. No, I am no such thing; I am a man as other men are: — and, there, indeed, let him name his name, and tell them plainly that he is Snug the joiner.
Page 8 - Lysander, yield thy crazed title to my certain right! LYSANDER: You have her father's love, Demetrius. Let me have Hermia's. You marry him!
Page 39 - Methinks, mistress, you should have small reason for that. And yet, to tell the truth, reason and love keep small company together nowadays; the more the pity that some honest neighbors will not make them friends.
Page 23 - OBERON. Once I have this juice, I'll watch Titania when she is asleep, And drop the liquid lightly in her eyes.
Page 22 - OBERON. Give me that boy, and I will go with you. TITANIA. Not for your fairy kingdom.

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