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Quotation by Shakespeare
A city on whom plenty held full hand,
For riches strewed herself even in her streets;
Whose towers bore heads so high they kissed the clouds,
And strangers ne'er beheld but wondered at.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Cleon, in Pericles, act 1, sc. 4, l. 22-5.
On the former prosperity of Tarsus, now afflicted by famine.
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