More Shakespearean musings

I’ve been having a ‘Hollow Crown’ marathon recently (as one does), and this time through I’ve been noticing the language a lot more.

It’s rather enjoyable to try composing modern-English summaries of the speeches in one’s head, and trying to spot within the dialogue idioms which are familiar in today’s speech is fun in its own right.

The works of Shakespeare are a treasure trove for lovers of language 🙂

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