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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.

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


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