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what mind is here o’erthrown expression or saying

That is an uncharacteristically ill-considered remark, decision or action


Descended from Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Collected by

Pa – 1970s
Noel King – father of Naomi


The actual line is
OPHELIA: O, what a noble mind is here o’erthrown!
(Act III, Scene 1)

Submitted: 23/03/2021 by Mark

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