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"Double, double, toil and trouble..."

Three witches meet on a stormy night in Shakespeare's Macbeth

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‘Sonnet 18’ by Shakespeare

“Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? / Thou art more lovely and more temperate”

”For now, these hot days, is the mad blood stirring”

Verona. July. Montagues and Capulets. The story of woe begins.

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