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Sep 28, 2006

"I'm The King Of You...

Stefan Zaklin/European Pressphoto Agency

and these are my evil henchmen, posing as jesters."

Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by this Son of Pork.
[with sincere apologies to Bill]

I wonder if our Dear Reader has finished Richard the Turd?
That should leave him
in a cold sweat when he wakes from sleep and dreaming.

KING RICHARD III, Act 5, Scene 3

Give me another horse: bind up my wounds.
Have mercy, Jesu!--Soft! I did but dream.
O coward conscience, how dost thou afflict me!
The lights burn blue. It is now dead midnight.
Cold fearful drops stand on my trembling flesh.
What do I fear? myself? there's none else by:
Richard loves Richard; that is, I am I.
Is there a murderer here? No. Yes, I am:
Then fly. What, from myself? Great reason why:
Lest I revenge. What, myself upon myself?
Alack. I love myself. Wherefore? for any good
That I myself have done unto myself?
O, no! alas, I rather hate myself
For hateful deeds committed by myself!
I am a villain: yet I lie. I am not.
Fool, of thyself speak well: fool, do not flatter.
My conscience hath a thousand several tongues,
And every tongue brings in a several tale,
And every tale condemns me for a villain.
Perjury, perjury, in the high'st degree
Murder, stem murder, in the direst degree;
All several sins, all used in each degree,
Throng to the bar, crying all, Guilty! guilty!
I shall despair. There is no creature loves me;
And if I die, no soul shall pity me:
Nay, wherefore should they, since that I myself
Find in myself no pity to myself?
Methought the souls of all that I had murder'd
Came to my tent; and every one did threat
To-morrow's vengeance on the head of Richard.

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2 Comments:

At September 29, 2006 at 12:45 AM, Blogger ellroon said...

Have commandeered your picture with your quote!
http://rantsfromtherookery.blogspot.com/2006/09/all-hail-king-george.html

Thanks for the laugh in these horrible times!

 
At September 29, 2006 at 8:10 PM, Blogger sher said...

I agree.

 

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