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Boy! Lucius! Fast asleep? It is no matter

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Boy! Lucius! Fast asleep? It is no matter,
Enjoy the honey-heavy dew of slumber.Alliteration & Metaphor
Thou hast no figures nor no fantasies,Alliteration
Which busy care draws in the brains of men;
Therefore thou sleep’st so sound.Alliteration
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Act 2
Scene 1
Line 248

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I would this music would come

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Cloten
I would this music would come. I am advised
to give her music a-mornings; they say it will
penetrate.

Enter Musicians.

Come on, tune. If you can penetrate her with your
fingering, so. We’ll try with tongue, too. If none
will do, let her remain, but I’ll never give o’er. First,
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Act 2
Scene 3
Line 10

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Take thy lute, wench

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Queen Katherine
Take thy lute, wench. My soul grows sad with troubles.
Sing, and disperse ’em if thou canst. Leave working.
Woman sings 

Orpheus with his lute made trees
And the mountaintops that freeze
Bow themselves when he did sing.
To his music plants and flowers
Ever sprung,
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Act 3
Scene 1
Line 1

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How many thousand of my poorest subjects

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How many thousand of my poorest subjects
Are at this hour asleep! O sleep, O gentle sleep,
Nature’s soft nurse, how have I frightened thee,
That thou no more will weigh my eyelids down,
And steep my senses in forgetfulness?Personification

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.

Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs,
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Act 3
Scene 1
Line 4

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The deep of night is crept upon our talk

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The deep of night is crept upon our talk,
And nature must obey necessity.
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Act 4
Scene 3
Line 258

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