Figurative Language of Shakespeare

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Thy youth's proud livery, so gazed on now, / Will be a tatter'd weed, of small worth held:
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What say you, Hermia? be advised fair maid:
To you your father should be as a god;
One that composed your beauties, yea, and one
To whom you are but as a form in wax
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I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano;
A stage where every man must play a part,
And mine a sad one.
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Draw that thy honest sword, which thou hast worn
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I must hear from thee every day in the hour,
For in a minute there are many days:
O, by this count I shall be much in years
Ere I again behold my Romeo!
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As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods.
They kill us for their sport.
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When I have seen by Time's fell hand defaced
The rich proud cost of outworn buried age;
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Here's the smell of the blood still: all the
perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand. Oh, oh, oh!
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The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and
ill together
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Breaking his oath and resolution like
A twist of rotten silk,
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But if it be a sin to covet honour,
I am the most offending soul alive.
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Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune--
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
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Say that she frown, I'll say she looks as clear
As morning roses newly wash'd with dew:
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I shall laugh myself to death at this puppy-headed
monster.
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But yesterday the word of Caesar might / Have stood against the world; now lies he there.
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You seem to me as Dian in her orb,
As chaste as is the bud ere it be blown;
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You are a thousand times a properer man
Than she a woman.
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If music be the food of love, play on;
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O, she is fallen
Into a pit of ink, that the wide sea
Hath drops too few to wash her clean again
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Nativity, once in the main of light,
Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crown'd,
Crooked elipses 'gainst his glory fight,
And Time that gave doth now his gift confound.
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