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These lines from Shakespeare just flashed into my mind.
我突然记起了莎士比亚的这几行诗句。

He's got an authentic letter by Shakespeare.
他弄到了一封莎士比亚的亲笔信。

We'll touch upon Shakespeare's Hamlet this semester.
这个学期我们将讲到莎士比亚的《哈姆雷特》。

Shakespeare is the author of Hamlet.
《哈姆雷特》的作者是莎士比亚。

We saw an authentic letter written by Shakespeare.
我们见过一封莎士比亚的亲笔信。

The writer frequently quoted Shakespeare.
这位作者经常引用莎士比亚作品里的话。

Shakespeare titled his play A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream.
莎士比亚把他的剧本定名为《仲夏夜之梦》。

Shakespeare is a giant among writers.
莎士比亚是一位写作大师。

I like Shakespeare better than Milton.
与弥尔顿比起来,我更喜欢莎士比亚。

Shakespeare is a giant among writers.
莎士比亚是作家中的大文豪。

Do not, for one repulse, give up the purpose that you resolved to effect.
William Shakespeare
British dramatist
不要只因一次失败,就放弃你原来决心想达到的目的。
英国剧作家莎士比亚W

In delay there lies no plenty, Then come kiss me ,sweet and twenty, Youth's a stuff that will not endure.
Willian Shakespeare, British dramatist
迁延蹉跎,来日无多,二十丽姝,请来吻我,衰草枯杨,青春易过。
英国剧作家莎士比亚.W.'

The stream of time, which is continually washing the dissoluble fabrics of other poets, passes withut injury by the adamant of Shakespeare.
Samuel Johnson, British writer
时光之流不停顿地冲刷着其他诗人们的那些易摧毁的塑像,但是在莎士比亚的巨像面前,却一晃而过,不损分毫。
英国作家约翰逊.S.

The time of life is short; to spend that shortness basely, it would be too long.
William Shakespeare, British dramatist
人生苦短,若虚度年华,则短暂的人生就太长了。
英国剧作家莎士比亚.W.

Beauty lives with kindness.
William Shakespeare, British dramatist
美寓于善。
英国剧作家莎士比亚.W.

Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful.
William shakespeare, British dramatist
美德是勇敢的,善良从来无所畏惧。
英国剧作家莎士比亚. W.

Don't gild the lily.
William Shakespeare, British dramatist
不要给百合花镀金/画蛇添足。
英国剧作家莎士比亚.W.

It is not enough to help the feeble up, but to support him after.
William Shakespeare, British dramatist
仅仅把弱者扶起来是不够的,还要在他站起来之后支持他。
英国剧作家莎士比亚.W.

How sharper than a serpent's tooth is to have a thankless child.
William Shakespeare, British dramatist
逆子无情甚于蛇蝎。
英国剧作家莎士比亚W.

The empty vessels make the greatest sound.
William shakespeare, British dramatist
满瓶不响,半瓶咣当。
英国剧作家莎士比亚W

Strong reasons make strong actions.
William Shakespeare, British dramatist 
强有力的理由产生强有力的行动。
英国剧作家莎士比亚W .

What is in a name ?That which we call a rose by any other name would smell and sweet.
William Shakespeare, British dramatist 
名字有什么关系?把玫瑰花叫做别的名称,它还是照样芳香。
英国剧作家莎士比亚W 

Do not, for one repulse, forgo the purpose that you resolved to effort. ( Shakespeare )
不要只因一次挫败,就放弃你原来决心想达到的目的。(莎士比亚)

莎士比亚 [shā shì bǐ yà] /Shakespeare/

{adj: Shakespearian, Shakespearean} of or relating to William Shakespeare or his works
"Shakespearean plays"

{adj: acold} of persons; feeling cold
"Poor Tom's acold"- Shakespeare

{adj: base, mean, meanspirited} having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
"that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble"- Edmund Burke
"taking a mean advantage"
"chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort"- Shakespeare
"something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics"

{adj: bodied, corporal, corporate, embodied, incarnate} possessing or existing in bodily form
"what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind"- Shakespeare
"an incarnate spirit"
"`corporate' is an archaic term"

{adj: charming, magic, magical, sorcerous, witching, wizard, wizardly} possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers
"charming incantations"
"magic signs that protect against adverse influence"
"a magical spell"
"'tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare
"wizard wands"
"wizardly powers"

{adj: churlish} having a bad disposition; surly
"churlish as a bear"- Shakespeare

{adj: coarse, common} of low or inferior quality or value
"of what coarse metal ye are molded"- Shakespeare
"produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population"

{adj: conformable} quick to comply
"I have been to you a true and humble wife, at all times to your will conformable"-Shakespeare

{adj: divine, elysian, inspired} being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods
"her pies were simply divine"
"the divine Shakespeare"
"an elysian meal"
"an inspired performance"

{adj: expurgated} having material deleted
"at that time even Shakespeare was considered dangerous except in the expurgated versions"

{adj: hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitant, precipitous} done with very great haste and without due deliberation
"hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare
"hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes
"rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"
"wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king"

{adj: inconstant} likely to change frequently often without apparent or cogent reason; variable
"inconstant affections"
"an inconstant lover"
"swear not by...the inconstant moon"- Shakespeare
<-> constant

{adj: infirm} lacking firmness of will or character or purpose
"infirm of purpose; give me the daggers" - Shakespeare

{adj: insomniac, sleepless, watchful} experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness
"insomniac old people"
"insomniac nights"
"lay sleepless all night"
"twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights"- Shakespeare

{adj: irrevocable, irrevokable} incapable of being retracted or revoked
"firm and irrevocable is my doom"- Shakespeare
<-> revocable

{adj: lamenting, wailing, wailful} vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression
"lamenting sinners"
"wailing mourners"
"the wailing wind"
"wailful bagpipes"
"tangle her desires with wailful sonnets"- Shakespeare

{adj: metonymic, metonymical} using the name of one thing for that of another with which it is closely associated
"to say `he spent the evening reading Shakespeare' is metonymic because it substitutes the author himself for the author's works"

{adj: naked, defenseless} having no protecting or concealing cover
"naked to mine enemies"- Shakespeare

{adj: noiseless} making no sound
"th' inaudible and noiseless foot of time"- Shakespeare

{adj: ocular, visual} able to be seen
"be sure of it; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare
"a visual presentation"
"a visual image"

{adj: profitless, unprofitable} without profit or reward
"let us have no part in profitless quarrels"- D.D.Eisenhower
"How weary, flat, stale, and unprofitable / Seem to me all the uses of this world"- Shakespeare

{adj: red} red with or characterized by blood
"waving our red weapons o'er our heads"- Shakespeare
"The Red Badge of Courage"
"the red rules of tooth and claw"- P.B.Sears

{adj: refined, processed} freed from impurities by processing
"refined sugar"
"refined oil"
"to gild refined gold"- Shakespeare
<-> unrefined

{adj: revengeful, vindictive, vengeful} disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge
"more vindictive than jealous love"- Shakespeare
"punishments...essentially vindictive in their nature"- M.R.Cohen

{adj: salt} (of speech) painful or bitter
"salt scorn"- Shakespeare
"a salt apology"

{adj: seething} in constant agitation
"a seething flag-waving crowd filled the streets"
"a seething mass of maggots"
"lovers and madmen have such seething brains"- Shakespeare

{adj: sinning} transgressing a moral or divine law
"if it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most sinning soul alive"- Shakespeare

{adj: substantial, real, material} having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary
"the substantial world"
"a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical"
"most ponderous and substantial things"- Shakespeare
<-> insubstantial

{adj: sworn} bound by or stated on oath
"now my sworn friend and then mine enemy"- Shakespeare
<-> unsworn

{adj: thin, lean} lacking excess flesh
"you can't be too rich or too thin"
"Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
<-> fat

{adj: uncompassionate} lacking compassion or feeling for others
"nor silver-shedding tears could penetrate her uncompassionate sire"- Shakespeare
<-> compassionate

{adj: ungrateful, thankless, unthankful} not feeling or showing gratitude
"ungrateful heirs"
"How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is / To have a thankless child!"- Shakespeare
<-> grateful

{adj: verbal} prolix
"you put me to forget a lady's manners by being so verbal"- Shakespeare

{adj: wasteful} laying waste
"when wasteful war shall statues overturn"- Shakespeare

{adj: well-mined} well known and commonly used
"Shakespeare exploited many well-mined sources for his plays"

{adv: modestly, with modesty} in a modest manner
"the dissertation was entitled, modestly, `Remarks about a play by Shakespeare'"
<-> immodestly

{adv: sweetly, sweet} in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly')
"Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly"
"how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"- Shakespeare
"talking sweet to each other"

{adv: therewithal} together with all that; besides
"thy slanders I forgive; and therewithal remit thy other forfeits"- Shakespeare

{adv: wrongly} without justice or fairness
"wouldst not play false and yet would wrongly win"- Shakespeare

{n: Bowdler, Thomas Bowdler} English editor who in 1818 published an expurgated edition of the works of Shakespeare (1754-1825)

{n: Burbage, Richard Burbage} English actor who was the first to play the leading role in several of Shakespeare's tragedies (1567-1619)

{n: Daniel} a wise and upright judge
"a Daniel come to judgment" -- Shakespeare

{n: Elizabethan} a person who lived during the reign of Elizabeth I
"William Shakespeare was an Elizabethan"

{n: Falstaff, Sir John Falstaff} a dissolute character in Shakespeare's plays

{n: Hamlet} the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who hoped to avenge the murder of his father

{n: Hathaway, Anne Hathaway} wife of William Shakespeare (1556-1623)

{n: Heming, Hemminge, John Heming, John Hemminge} English actor who edited the first folio of Shakespeare's plays (1556-1630)

{n: Iago} the villain in William Shakespeare's tragedy who tricked Othello into murdering his wife

{n: Kean, Edmund Kean} English actor noted for his portrayals of Shakespeare's great tragic characters (1789-1833)

{n: Lear, King Lear} the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who was betrayed and mistreated by two of his scheming daughters

{n: Malone, Edmund Malone, Edmond Malone} English scholar remembered for his chronology of Shakespeare's plays and his editions of Shakespeare and Dryden (1741-1812)

{n: Othello} the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who would not trust his wife

{n: Parallel Lives} a collection of biographies of famous pairs of Greeks and Romans written by Plutarch; used by Shakespeare in writing some of his plays

{n: Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, Shakspere, William Shakspere, Bard of Avon} English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)

{n: Shylock} a merciless usurer in a play by Shakespeare

{n: Stratford-on-Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon} a town in central England on the River Avon; birthplace (and burial place) of William Shakespeare

{n: Tree, Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree} English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)

{n: bardolatry} the idolization of William Shakespeare

{n: enslavement, captivity} the state of being a slave
"So every bondman in his own hand bears the power to cancel his captivity"--Shakespeare

{n: evil} that which causes harm or destruction or misfortune
"the evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones"- Shakespeare

{n: flood tide, flood, rising tide} the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide)
"a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune" -Shakespeare
<-> ebbtide

{n: folio} a book (or manuscript) consisting of large sheets of paper folded in the middle to make two leaves or four pages
"the first folio of Shakespeare's plays"

{n: immortal} a person (such as an author) of enduring fame
"Shakespeare is one of the immortals"

{n: production} the act or process of producing something
"Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous"
"the production of white blood cells"

{n: quality} an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
"the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare

{n: stage} any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something
"All the world's a stage"--Shakespeare
"it set the stage for peaceful negotiations"

{v: analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas} consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
"analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"
"analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"
"analyze your real motives"

{v: impute, ascribe, assign, attribute} attribute or credit to
"We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"
"People impute great cleverness to cats"

{v: offer} produce or introduce on the stage
"The Shakespeare Company is offering `King Lear' this month"

Then one spring Saturday two years later, I entered a bookstore in Philadelphia and asked a young woman on a ladder where I might find the Shakespeare sonnets I needed for an English class.
两年以后一个春天的星期六,我走进了费城的一家书店,向站在梯子上的一位年轻姑娘询问,在哪儿可以找到我上英语课需要的莎士比亚的十四行诗。

" The girl on the ladder, " I said when we reached each other.
"梯子上的姑娘, "我们两人走近时,我如是说。
" The Shakespeare sonnets. "
"莎士比亚十四行诗。 "
" Do you always remember the books people ask you about? "
"你总能记住人们向你询问过的书吗? "
" If the people are memorable. "
"如果询问的人令人难忘的话。 "
I smiled at that.
听到这话,我不禁笑了。

But while admitting to the fullest extent the wonderful achievements of labour, and recognising the fact that men of the most distinguished genius have invariably been found the most indefatigable workers, it must nevertheless be sufficiently obvious that, without the original endowment of heart and brain, no amount of labour, however well applied, could have produced a Shakespeare, a Newton, a Beethoven, or a Michelangelo.
但是,在最大程度上承认劳动的了不起的成就,承认最出类拔革的天才人物永远是最不知疲倦的工作者这一事实的同时,无论怎样都必然十分明显的是,假如没有心灵和头脑固有的天赋,不论多么大量的劳动,应用得多么恰当也创造不出一位莎士比亚、牛顿、贝多芬或者米开朗琪罗。

Bartleby.com, which hosts both Bartlett's Familiar Quotations and Simpson's Contemporary Quotations, tried Shakespeare: " Anger is like a full-hot horse, who being allow'd his way, self-mettle tires hime. "
在 Bartleby.com 网站,可以查阅《巴莱特常用引语辞典》以及《辛普森当代引语辞典》。该网站的搜寻结果是莎士比亚的一句话:怒火像是一匹烈马,如不加控制,就会搞得它自己精疲力竭。

Shakespeare's Hamlet is not a tract about the behavior of indecisive princes or the uses of political power; nor is Picasso's painting Guernica primarily a propositional statement about the Spanish Civil War or the evils of fascism.
莎士比亚(Shakespeare)的《哈姆莱特》(Hamlet)一剧并不是有关优柔寡断的王子之行为或政治权力之运用的一部宣传性小册子,而毕加索(Picasso)的《格尔尼卡》(Guernica)从根本上来说亦不是有关西班牙内战或法西斯罪恶的某种命题陈述。


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