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Quotation by Shakespeare
And thou, all-shaking thunder,
Strike flat the thick rotundity o' the world!
Crack nature's moulds, all germens spill at once
That makes ingrateful man!
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Lear, in King Lear, act 3, sc. 2, l. 6-9.
Jupiter spoke in thunder, which is the voice of God in the Book of Job, too. "Moulds" are the forms with which nature creates living beings; "germens" means seeds.
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