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Soliloquy Challenge

How well do you know this soliloquy? Drag and drop the lines into the correct order then click SUBMIT at the bottom to see if you have remembered it correctly.

That ever penury, in contempt of man,
To take the basest and most poorest shape
Escaped the hunt. No port is free; no place,
Blanket my loins: elf all my hair in knots;
And with presented nakedness out-face
The winds and persecutions of the sky.
I will preserve myself: and am bethought
That guard, and most unusual vigilance,
I heard myself proclaim'd;
Brought near to beast: my face I'll grime with filth;
And by the happy hollow of a tree
Does not attend my taking. Whiles I may 'scape,


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