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The Mason, The Shipwright, Or The Carpenter

The answer is a gravedigger. This riddle is from one of the gravediggers to another just before they encounter Hamlet. It is important because it goes along very well with the theme of death and the unknown throughout the story. Just like death is unknown and ominous so is time.
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1. I once saw a bard playing dice

2. His puns were sharp as knife

3. He’d say "To brie or not to brie"

4. And "Something is Shakespeare-ing me"

5. "I cannot dupe myself, alas!"

6. "But I’ll give my love more than glass"

7. "My heart’s been pierced, like Cupid’s dart"

8. "And I’m drowning in a sea of art"

9. "All the world’s a stage, they say"

10. "But I’ll be happy if friends stay"

11. "I’ll make thee baste thy pate with rhymes"

12. "And let’s make sure they’re not like limes"

13. "O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou"

14. "Didst thou forget thy vows?"

15. "A pound of flesh, that is the debt"

16. "Why not take a break and let’s play bet?"

17. "To thine own self be true"

18. "And to thy friends, give ale and stew"

19. "The play’s the thing, wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king"

20. "But first, let’s bring some wine and sing"

21. "O, beware, my lord, of jealousy"

22. "Instead, let’s eat some celery"

23. "Break not your sleeps for that"

24. "Let’s just sit down and eat a fat"

25. "There’s a divinity that shapes our ends"

26. "Let’s hope it’s not all about amends"

27. "This above all: to thine own self be true"

28. "But if not, let’s make some barbecue"

29. "The fool doth think he is wise"

30. "But I think we should improvise"

31. "To be, or not to be: that is the question"

32. "But first, let’s have a taste of suggestion"

33. "Our doubts are traitors"

34. "But our drinks will be true players"

35. "How bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes"

36. "But how sweet it is to share drinks and pies"

37. "The course of true love never did run smooth"

38. "But the course of ale, that we can soothe"

39. "God has given you one face, and you make yourself another"

40. "But let’s not make another, we can share this pitcher"

41. "All that glitters is not gold"

42. "But all that shimmers, that we can hold"

43. "Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice"

44. "And let’s give everyone a choice, to laugh or hoist"

45. "Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit"

46. "But I’d rather be a fool with friends, every bit"

47. "Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind"

48. "And let’s love not just with our eyes, but with our wine"

49. "The lady doth protest too much, methinks"

50. "But a lady with ale, oh how she winks!"
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