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1. Burton: Once more unto the breach / Henry V: Act 3/Sc.1 - L. Olivier
2. Upon the King Henry / V: 4/1 - L.Olivier
3. This day is called the feast of Crispian/ Henry V: 4/3 - R Burton
4. Methinks I am a prophet new inspired / Richard II: 2/1 -M. Hordern
5. Now is the winter of our discontent / Richard III:1/1 -L. Olivier
6. If it were done when 'tis done / Macbeth: 1/7- A. Guinness
7. Is this a dagger that I see before me /Macbeth: 2/1- A.Guinness
8. Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow/ Macbeth: 5/5 - M. Redgrave
9. Full fathom five / The Tempest:1 /2 - M. Field-Hyde, I Lang
10. Be not afear'd ... / The Tempest:3/2 - P.Wymark, P.Strick, M.Malleson
11. Our revels now are ended / The Tempest: 4/1- R. Burton
12. O that this too too solid flesh /Hamlet: 1/ 2 - R.Burton
13. To be or not to be /Hamlet: 3/1- R.Burton
14. Get thee to a Nunnery /Hamlet: 3/1- R.Burton ; Linda Marsh
15. How all occasions do Conspire /Hamlet: 3/2 -R. Burton
16. Alas, poor Yorick/ Hamlet: 5/1-R. Burton
17. If music be the food of love /Twelfth Night:1/1- Robert Hardy
18. I left no ring with her / Twelfth Night: 2/2- Siobhan McKenna
19. Fie fie unknit that threatening brow/ Taming of the Shrew: 5/2- P. Ashcroft
20. But soft! what light through yonder ... /Romeo ; Juliet: 2/2 -A.Finney, C.Bloom
21. Gallop apace you fiery-footed steeds/ Romeo ; Juliet: 3/2- C.Bloom
22. O bid me leap ../ Romeo ; Juliet: 4/1 - Claire.Bloom
23. Well Juliet, I will lie with thee tonight / Romeo ; Juliet: 5/1- A.Finney
24. How oft when men... /Romeo ; Juliet: 5/3 -Albert .Finney
25. If you prick us do we not bleed?/ Merchant of Venice: 3/1- Eric Portman
26. The quality of mercy / Merchant of Venice: 4/1 -P.Ashcroft
27. Sir, spare your threats ../The Winter's Tale: 3/2- Elizabeth Sellars, Eric Porter
28. I am not what I am.../ Othello: 1/1 - Cyril Cusack
29. Most potent grave and reverend Signiors / Othello: 1/3- O.Welles
30. If wives do fail / Othello: 4/3 Anna Massey, Celia Johnson
31. It is the Cause ... Soft you... / Othello: 5/2 -Paul Robeson
32. All the world's a stage / As You Like It: 2/7 - J.Gielgud
33. It is not the fashion to see the lady/ As You Like it: Epilogue- V. Redgrave
34. [Death of King Lear] King Lear: 5/3 -J. Gielgud

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A treasure-trove of classic lines, spoken by Shakespearean stars Olivier, Burton, Gielgud, Ashcroft, Guinness, Redgrave, Finney, Welles, Robeson & many