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1,666 wordsLet me tell you a story of two young lovers torn apart by the wrath of their parents oh, you " ve heard this one already? How about the story of the evil villain plotting to overthrow his king? Heard that one too? Surprisingly enough, these stories came into creation over two hundred years ago. The wonder lies not in the stories, but in the man behind them. William Shakespeare is really the defining icon for modern literature. Because of his plays, prose, and poems; the works of Shakespeare are ...
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Council Of Trent House Of Commons
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