Prologue: For us, and for our tragedy,
Here stooping to your clemency,
We beg your hearing patiently.

Act III, scene ii

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The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.

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I hold ambition of so light a quality that it is but a shadow’s shadow.

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