Lend Me Your Ears: Beware the Ides of March

Yesterday, I gave you a bit of math. Today, I offer you a bit of English Lit as I present today’s speech. One of the English languages most famous speeches is actually part of a play: Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar.

So behold, on this day, the Ides of March–Marc Antony’s speech eulogizing Caesar.

Read it through, and note the phrases that are mainstays of our lexicon:

“The evil that men do lives after them…”

“Sterner stuff”

“The most unkindest cut of all”

Speak well–and watch your back!

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