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These lines from the play dialogue, Scene by Scene, demonstrate the existence of the Fortune Theme in the play, and indicate its significance. I count Fortune as a play Theme because it is a major factor in the course of events. The lines sometimes speak for themselves, but I include a brief comment where it seems necessary. I include only the more obvious occurrences of Fortune. There are subtle and implicit instances as well, which are not listed here.

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Scene 2#143 That he might not beteem the winds of heaven - "The winds of heaven" are the winds of Fortune, in this line.

Scene 2#257 Perchance 'twill wake again. - "Perchance" = with luck.

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