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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s “HENRY IV, PART 2”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 2, Scene 4

— 2.4 — At the Boar’s Head Tavern in Eastcheap, two drawers, aka tapsters or bartenders, were talking. They were preparing a room for the arrival of Sir John Falstaff and others. The first drawer said, “What the Devil have … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s “HENRY IV, PART 2”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 2, Scene 3

— 2.3 — At Warkworth, in front of the castle of the Earl of Northumberland, the Earl himself and his wife, Lady Northumberland, were talking. With them was Lady Percy, the widow of Hotspur, Northumberland’s son. He had died during the … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s “HENRY IV, PART 2”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 2, Scene 2

— 2.2 — Prince Hal and one of his Eastcheap friends, Ned Poins, talked together on a street in London. Prince Hal, who had just traveled from Wales, said, “By God, I am exceedingly weary.” “Are you really?” Poins asked. … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s “HENRY IV, PART 2”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 2, Scene 1

— 2.1 — On a street in London, Mistress Quickly met Fang, a police sergeant. Following behind him was his assistant, Snare. “Master Fang, have you filed my lawsuit?” Mistress Quickly asked. She often gave people titles higher than the … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s “HENRY IV, PART 2”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 1, Scene 3

— 1.3 — The Archbishop of York and the lords Hastings, Mowbray, and Bardolph were meeting at the Archbishop’s palace. “Now you know the reasons for our rebellions and you know the resources we have,” the Archbishop of York said. … Continue reading

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CUPCAKES ARE NOT A DIET FOOD: ALWAYS FREE EBOOK HUMOR

While on a Caribbean Cruise and after numerous bottles of Moscato wine and several trips to the all-you-can-eat dessert bar, four sisters decided to write a book about their love affair with food and their experiences with diet disasters (with … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s “HENRY IV, PART 2”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 1, Scene 2

— 1.2 — On a street in London, Sir John Falstaff and his page, a boy who acted as his servant, stood and talked. Falstaff’s page was carrying his sword and small, round shield. Prince Hal had assigned the page … Continue reading

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