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Quotation by William Shakespeare:

...what's past is prologue;


William Shakespeare     (more by this author)

1564-1616 (Age at death: 52 approx.)

He was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

Country: England

Type: Prose
Context: Unknown
Context Details: The play The Tempest, Act II, Scene 1, Lines 245-54. See: http://www.enotes.com/shakespeare-quotes/whats-past-prologue

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