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Is this a real Shakespeare quote or a fake?

With Shakespeare in Love on tour, Twelfth Night at the Young Vic and A Midsummer Night's Dream up in Sheffield, there's a whole raft of new shows from the Bard at the moment

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It might feel like stating the obvious, but William Shakespeare wrote a lot of words.

And you'd be a pretty big know-it-all if you remember all of them. So we've concocted a quiz to test whether or not you can work out if our quotes are real or completely made up (or poached from other artists...).

How well do you know your words of the Bard? Are the ten below quotes Shakespeare, or Fake-speare!

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