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All the world is a stage

Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:27 am
by Elisa
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

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Mon May 06, 2013 3:30 am
by Krisi
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.

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2013 2:00 pm
by shakespear
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....

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:01 pm
by Elisa
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.

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 3:01 pm
by shakespear
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

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 4:30 pm
by Elisa
Thanks for your encouragement! I'll try.
Ciao!

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:37 pm
by shakespear
ciao...
ok i think u r italian koz this word is italian greeting...
good luck

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:44 am
by Elisa
You hit the nail of the head:)

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:33 pm
by shakespear
hi
what does this proverb mean??
please explain it if u don't mind...have nice moments..

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:28 pm
by Elisa
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 {-:
Ciao!

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:02 pm
by shakespear
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

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 11:35 am
by Elisa
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:)

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:53 pm
by shakespear
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

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:26 am
by Elisa
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.

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 12:32 pm
by shakespear
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

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 5:06 pm
by Elisa
YW

I am sure you will be enthusiastic:)

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 8:18 pm
by shakespear
surely i'll if u will be with me there...... {-;
thnx.....

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 8:01 am
by Elisa
Aren't you a woman? :!!:

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 8:05 am
by Elisa
Is this EC or a matrimonial agency?:))

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:34 pm
by shakespear
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

Re: All the world is a stage

Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2013 7:17 am
by Elisa
You are great..belive me. {-;