“There’s a lake I know/in a nearby park/you and I can go/when the night gets dark.” / “See them walking in the park/long after dark/taking in the sights of the city.”
THIS ONE KILLED ME. I only realized today. Eliza finally gets what she wanted, but in the worst possible way.
“Raise a glass to freedom.” (Laurens) / “Raise a glass to freedom.” (Hamilton)
GUYS????? WHY ARE WE NOT TALKING ABOUT THE FACT THAT HAMILTON’S LAST WORDS ARE HIM QUOTING JOHN LAURENS FROM THEIR YOUNG, IDEALISTIC REVOLUTIONARY DAYS? LAURENS, WHO DIED 22 YEARS BEFORE? I’m not even a big Lams fan, but if that’s not a love story–
tl;dr: Lin-Manuel Miranda is a genius. Give him all the awards.