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Shakespearean Phrases

Can you fill the blanks in these phrases that were invented or popularized by Shakespeare?
Some phrases modified to fit modern usage
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Last updated: November 2, 2019
First submittedOctober 29, 2019
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The Merchant of
All that glitters is not gold
With bated breath
Romeo and Juliet
Wild goose chase
Wear one’s heart on one’s sleeve
A foregone conclusion
Brevity is the soul of wit
The lady doth protest too much
There's a method in his madness
Hoist with his own petard
Down the primrose path
King John
Play fast and loose
Henry IV
The game is afoot
Henry V
The devil incarnate
Henry VI
Off with his head
One fell swoop
The milk of human kindness
The be-all and end-all
Knock, knock! Who's there?
The Taming of
the Shrew
Forever and a day
The Tempest
Brave new world
Strange bedfellows
Julius Caesar
Cry havoc and let slip the
dogs of war
level 70
Oct 30, 2019
All that GLISTERS is not gold
level ∞
Oct 30, 2019
"Some phrases modified to fit modern usage"
level 72
Oct 31, 2019
Yeah, fair enough I think. People do often quote the original in this case, but I doubt the use the word 'glister' in any other context.
level 64
Dec 4, 2019
Yeah, but it's a quiz about quotes. I'm with the Walrus.
level 58
Dec 5, 2019
I agree with Walrus, too. After all "bated," "hoist," "doth," and "swoop" enjoy limited "modern usage."
level 72
Oct 30, 2019
Easy-peasy - done in 35 seconds.
level 72
Oct 30, 2019
Would you accept "who is there" as a type in?
level 72
Nov 12, 2019
But that’s not the response to “Knock knock?”. Literally nobody would answer “Who is there?”, even if they’d never read a word of Shakespeare.
level 66
Nov 1, 2019
So interesting. I didn't realize so many of these came from Shakespeare.
level 73
Nov 2, 2019
Formatting: Maybe merge the The Tempest cells?
level ∞
Nov 2, 2019
level 72
Nov 12, 2019
Ah, Shakespeare. Man that guy could coin a phrase! There could easily be five more of these quizzes.
level 62
Dec 4, 2019
No kidding. Off the top of my head..."my kingdom for a horse," "green-eyed monster," "break the ice," "as luck would have it," "kill with kindness," "eat out of house and home," "love is blind," and my personal favorite, "the stuff that dreams are made of." I'm sure there are a bunch more. It's been a while since I read some his plays.
level 77
Dec 4, 2019
I couldn't remember what is afoot. It's so frustrating when you know you know it, but you don't know it.