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Aug 27th 2013 at 8:41:33 AM •••

Can anyone think of three uses of the quote "O brave new world" from the Tempest. I know it belongs here but I can't think of three specific examples off the top of my head.

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Sep 10th 2013 at 12:00:07 AM •••

Check the "The Tempest" folder from ShoutOut.To Shakespeare, there should be at least three.

May 2nd 2010 at 4:19:51 AM •••

"Abandon hope all ye who enter here." - Dante This has to deserve a place on the page... I can't think of three specific examples off the top of my head, but I know there are many, many more than that.

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May 2nd 2010 at 6:21:27 AM •••

In Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical, there is the chant "Open the gate and abandon hope! We're the ghosts of the kids that got hooked on dope"

May 2nd 2010 at 6:36:42 AM •••

If it's any help to you (that is, if you hadn't already thought of it), I know that "Abandon hope all ye who enter here" is the opening line of the novel American Psycho. In full (and be warned, it's a bit long), the line is:

"Abandon hope all ye who enter here is scrawled in blood red lettering on the side of the Chemical Bank near the corner of Eleventh and First and is in print large enough to be seen from the backseat of the cab as it lurches forward in the traffic leaving Wall Street and just as Timothy Price notices the words a bus pulls up, the advertisement for Les Miserables on its side blocking his view, but Price who is with Pierce & Pierce and twenty-six doesn't seem to care because he tells the driver he will give him five dollars to turn up the radio, "Be My Baby" on WYNN, and the driver, black, not American, does so."

ccoa MOD
May 2nd 2010 at 6:53:02 AM •••

Also used in Piers Anthony's Bio Of A Space Tyrant, where a character named Hope uses "Abandon Hope, All Ye Who Enter Here" as a message to himself.

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