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“All the world’s a stage,

“All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances,
And one man in his time plays many parts,
His acts being seven ages.”

William Shakespeare As You Like It Act 2, scene 7, 139–143

April 23rd is celebrated as Shakespeare’s birthday.

These are four of the seven stained glass windows portraying the Seven Ages of Man, from the Shakespeare Room at the State Library of New South Wales in Sydney.