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shuffle off this mortal coil


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  • verb idiomatic To die; to divest oneself of one's mortal body.


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  • From 'Green Eggs And Hamlet':

    " I ask to be, or not to be.

    That is the question, I ask of me.

    This sullied life, it makes me shudder.

    My uncle's boffing dear, sweet mother.

    Would I, could I, take my life?

    Could I, should I, end this strife?

    Should I jump out of a plane?

    Or throw myself before a train?

    Should I from a cliff just leap?

    Could I put myself to sleep?

    Shoot myself, or take some poison?

    Maybe try self immolation?

    To shudder of this mortal coil,

    I could stab myself with a fencing foil."

    November 23, 2007

  • Excellent! Who wrote this?

    November 23, 2007

  • Listed as author unknown here, also unattributed on another site.

    November 23, 2007

  • The original is from Hamlet.

    See here for some interesting notes: Phrase explanation

    November 24, 2007