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Quotation by Shakespeare
Alonzo. What, all so soon asleep! I wish mine eyes Would, with themselves, shut up my thoughts. I find They are inclined to do so. Sebastian. Please you, sir, Do not omit the heavy offer of it. It seldom visits sorrow; when it doth, It is a comforter.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Alonzo and Sebastian, in The Tempest, act 2, sc. 1, l. 191-6.
Ariel's music has made them drowsy.
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