All the world is a stage

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All the world is a stage

Post by Elisa » Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:27 am

ALL THE WORLD IS A STAGE


All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances,
And one man in his time plays many parts,
His acts being seven ages. At first, the infant,
Mewling and puking in the nurse's arms.
Then the whining schoolboy, with his satchel
And shining morning face, creeping like snail
Unwillingly to school. And then the lover,
Sighing like furnace, with a woeful ballad
Made to his mistress' eyebrow. Then a soldier,
Full of strange oaths and bearded like the pard,
Jealous in honor, sudden and quick in quarrel,
Seeking the bubble reputation
Even in the cannon's mouth. And then the justice,
In fair round belly with good capon lined,
With eyes severe and beard of formal cut,
Full of wise saws and modern instances;
And so he plays his part. The sixth age shifts
Into the lean and slippered pantaloon,
With spectacles on nose and pouch on side;
His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide
For his shrunk shank, and his big manly voice,
Turning again toward childish treble, pipes
And whistles in his sound. Last scene of all,
That ends this strange eventful history,
Is second childishness and mere oblivion,
Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.


by William Shakespeare

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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by Krisi » Mon May 06, 2013 3:30 am

when we were small we did have little fights with our siblings and some friends and of course we could quickly patched things up. But, now at this stage in my life or maybe your life too, it is sad to have realized that some things have not really changed much even if we have improved ourselves, we know that we are not in control of other people's feelings this is why, we still see troubles and problems everywhere.
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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by shakespear » Tue Jun 11, 2013 2:00 pm

hi all friends:
i think this poem is very good...it shows many pictures and express many things....it represents the life with all its stages....babyhood, childhood, boyhood, manhood, and so on.
is it written by : William Shakespeare???


any way its good work....
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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by Elisa » Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:01 pm

I am sure you are joking and you very well know that it is the phrase that begins a monologue from William Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT.

I like interpreting this poem in another way: we all recite in this world and we change character according to the situation. Rarely we can be ourself.

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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by shakespear » Fri Jun 14, 2013 3:01 pm

ok any way, u r good to choose sth nice like this part...but do u try ur self...i mean to write sth like a poem, short story...any thing...
i think u can succeed..
have nice moments..
c u
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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by Elisa » Fri Jun 14, 2013 4:30 pm

Thanks for your encouragement! I'll try.
Ciao!

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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by shakespear » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:37 pm

ciao...
ok i think u r italian koz this word is italian greeting...
good luck
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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by Elisa » Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:44 am

You hit the nail of the head:)

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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by shakespear » Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:33 pm

hi
what does this proverb mean??
please explain it if u don't mind...have nice moments..
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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by Elisa » Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:28 pm

This is an idiom.
If someone hits the nail on the head, they are exactly right about something.

You wrote I am Italian and you are right {-:
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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by shakespear » Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:02 pm

hi italian person
thnx 4 this expalanation....so u can tell us little about italy and how is life there...do u like it??
thnx again
regards
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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by Elisa » Thu Jun 20, 2013 11:35 am

Dear Shake,
You couldn't find the best moment for asking me this question. I enjoy the best of my country.
I spent a long, long weekend at the seaside.
Good Italian food, wine, soft as milk, sun and sea.
In two words, a paradise:).
Italy is the best place of the world where spending our holidays. In few hours you can pass from the mountains to a lake or to the sea.
There's only a thing I hated in these day: jellyfish!
Don't ask me to write about politics or economy, I am not on the right mood. Maybe in another moment.
Wish you all the best:)

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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by shakespear » Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:53 pm

hi friend...
thnx 4 the expalanation...and i won't ask u about politics or economy at least in this moment koz u of ur mood...any way u made me like to visit this paradise...how is it in winter? is it cold or warm?? how is it in summer hot or warm??....


thnx...
c u
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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by Elisa » Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:26 am

Italy is beautiful in every season and in every season you can go to swim or to ski.
In the North, weather is cold in winter. In summer it is warm, especially in the mountains where it's rarely hot.
In the south people grow oranges and you can swim all year long. Thanks to its climate in Italy you can always find many varieties of fresh vegetables and fruits.
Culture and monuments make you breath the history of this wonderful country.
Ciao.

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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by shakespear » Sat Jun 22, 2013 12:32 pm

thnx 4 this information....really u made me like 2 visit italy....i like suck marvelous climate....may be i visit it when i manage 4 that...
have nice moments
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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by Elisa » Sat Jun 22, 2013 5:06 pm

YW

I am sure you will be enthusiastic:)

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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by shakespear » Sat Jun 22, 2013 8:18 pm

surely i'll if u will be with me there...... {-;
thnx.....
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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by Elisa » Sun Jun 23, 2013 8:01 am

Aren't you a woman? :!!:

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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by Elisa » Sun Jun 23, 2013 8:05 am

Is this EC or a matrimonial agency?:))

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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by shakespear » Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:34 pm

hi ...
i'm so sorry but trust me i ddn't mean to disturb u or any one here....
and i ddnt ask ur hand...really i just meant that it'll be so nice if u show me ur city...
any way...plz 4give me u and all my friends here in this lovely club...
have nice moments
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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by Elisa » Tue Jun 25, 2013 7:17 am

You are great..belive me. {-;

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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by shakespear » Sat Aug 10, 2013 4:40 pm

thnx a lot..u2..really i wish u keep contact with me koz u seem so kind...always have nice moments...i d k wt happened to me koz i'm not able to write poems...i feel i have sth inside...my soul wants to expel poet...but i can't say it
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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by Elisa » Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:54 am

I wrote just a Rhyme to laugh!

I know you are a teacher of rhymes.
Maybe my poor poem can give you the start for the best and famous poem of your life {-:

Shakespeare or Neruda will be nobody in comparison with you ;-)

JUST A RHYME

“Are you a friend of mine?”
I ask to a crocodile

“When you are on my frontline
Must I run for a mile?

Laughing or crying is the same to you
And the true is a point of view!

Are you a friend of mine?
Tell me dear crocodile”

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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by shakespear » Sun Aug 25, 2013 1:45 pm

hi ...i think u start good rhyme and i made some modifications..i hope u don't mind...but i think u have ability to write poems if u try it hard....thnx 4 every thing...best wishes....plz read my modifications:

“When you are on my frontline
i imagine you'll be mine
so i run, to get you,for a mile
and my lips will just show a smile
-------
Laughing or crying for me, is the same
every thing in this world is mere fame
without meanings, so what is the name?
your love turned me lame
-----
are you a lover, love to me, send?
or an enemy or a loyal friend?
or a bad omen came from the hell
or a soft balm will make me well?
--------
are you a deer or a crocodile?
can i trust your tears for a while??
we all will be kicked outside
so tell me please the truth don't hide
----......
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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by Elisa » Mon Aug 26, 2013 5:52 pm

Thanks for your modifications. You are great {-:
I’ve tried to go on. I know I have to practice a lot, anyway it is really funny.
It’s very useful to learn and remember new words, too.
Best wishes, thanks to read it.


"Loyal friend you can me call
but don’t hang me on the wall

in your mind you can me find
and a smile always remind

In the mountains I run and stay
But I dream to fly to the UK

Writing poems for you my dear
is not easy without a beer

Feel you free to love or hate
every person near your gate

If someone will kick us outside
under a cushion we will hide

This stupid poem I am stopping now
Have a good day and a sweet CIAO!

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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by shakespear » Thu Aug 29, 2013 8:45 pm

hi
congratulations..
at last u put ur foot on the poetry's way....and i say to u...

it's so lovely to say that
with me, you try so lovely chat
from you i read sweet rhyme
and spend so happy time
you easily get the right way
so we can meet and play
at last you have sweet day
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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by Elisa » Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:57 pm

This is for a friend who has a strange opinion of European people.

Every human we can say
Find obstacles on his way
Strong and positive we stay
bad thoughts we blew away

Working hard and correct behave
Now we are in a safety cave

Our feelings are precious things
they are not for bad kings.

English language and conversation
That’s the why of participation

If it is not the same for you
I will try with the voodoo :lol: :lol:

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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by shakespear » Sat Aug 31, 2013 5:30 am

waw....u r a great poetess now...i think u r better than me....
best wishes
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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by Elisa » Sat Aug 31, 2013 5:56 am

Thanks for compliments.
Have a nice day. Ciao!

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Re: All the world is a stage

Post by shakespear » Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:20 pm

ciao...
how r u???
show me another rhyme....don't stop....move ahead....
c u
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