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Quotation by Shakespeare
A woman moved is like a fountain troubled.
Muddy, ill-seeming, thick, bereft of beauty,
And while it is so, none so dry or thirsty
Will deign to sip or touch one drop of it.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Katherina, in The Taming of the Shrew, act 5, sc. 2, l. 142-5.
Katherine lectures the angry ("moved") widow; "ill-seeming" = ugly.
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