"We might perhaps have most of Othello; and a good deal of Antony; but no Caesar, no Brutus, no Hamlet, no Lear, no Jaques "

Edmund Kean as Hamlet
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These are characters from six of Shakespeare's plays:

Othello; Anthony and Cleopatra; Julius Caesar; Hamlet; King Lear, and As You Like It.