"Angels and ministers of grace defend us!
-Hamlet, Act I Scene iv
"Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio."
-Hamlet, Act V Scene i
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow,
That I shall say good night till it be morrow."
-Romeo and Juliet, Act II Scene ii
"It's lovely to live on a raft. We had the sky up there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them, and discuss about whether they was made or only just happened. Jim he allowed they was made, but I allowed they happened . . ."
-The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
"Listen my children and you shall hear
Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere"
-Paul Revere's Ride
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“Villains!” I shrieked, “dissemble no more! I admit the deed! -- tear up the planks! -- here, here! -- it is the beating of his hideous heart!”
Edgar Allan Poe