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This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands,-- This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England.


William Shakespeare

1564-1616 was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His extant works, including collaborations, consist of approximately 37 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of uncertain authorship. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

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dieser königliche Thron der Könige, diese zeptrierte Insel, diese Erde der Majestät, dieser Sitz des Mars, dieses andere Eden, das Demi-Paradies, diese Festung, die die Natur für sich selbst gegen Ansteckung und die Hand des Krieges gebaut hat, diese glückliche Art von Männern, diese kleine Welt, dieser kostbare Stein im silbernen Meer, der ihm im Büro einer Mauer oder als Schutzgraben für ein Haus dient, gegen den Neid weniger glücklicher Länder, - dieses gesegnete Grundstück, diese Erde, dieses Reich, das england.

questo trono reale dei re, questa isola scettica, questa terra di maestà, questa sede di Marte, quest'altro Eden, il semi-paradiso, questa fortezza costruita dalla natura per se stessa contro l'infezione e la mano della guerra, questa felice razza di uomini, questa piccolo mondo, questa pietra preziosa incastonata nel mare d'argento, che la serve nell'ufficio di un muro o come fossato difensivo di una casa, contro l'invidia di terre meno felici, - questa trama benedetta, questa terra, questo regno, questa inghilterra.

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