Quotation by Shakespeare

Aged ears play truant at his tales,
And younger hearings are quite ravished,
So sweet and voluble is his discourse.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Rosaline, in Love's Labor's Lost, act 2, sc. 1, l. 74-6.

Praising Berowne; "play truant" = cease to attend to serious business; "voluble" = lively, quick.
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