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Based on Chaucer's "Knight's Tale," "The Two Noble Kinsmen" (a further collaboration with John Fletcher, possibly William's creative heir apparent), was written about the same time as The Globe theatre was being rebuilt.
Seemingly written in a hurry, even Shakespeare's co-author seems doubtful about its merits suggesting there will be "better plays in the future."
As his last known work, it may be then that following passage from "The Two Noble Kinsmen," an address to the gods, is the last speech Shakespeare ever wrote for the stage:
Oh you heavenly charmers,
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