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FOUNDATIONS OF ENGLISH POETRY -IV, 'The Eloquence of Shakespeare.' Readers: FAY COMPTON and JOHN GIELGUD

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LAST week's broadcast in this series included some of Shakespeare's loveliest lyrics. This afternoon will be read typical examples of his dramatic poetry-the introspection of Hamlet's ' to be or not to be,' the rhetoric of Portia's 4 quality of mercy ' speech, and other famous passages from The Tempest, Julius Cœsar, Richard II, and King Lear.

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