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Quotation by Shakespeare
As in a theatre the eyes of men, After a well-graced actor leaves the stage, Are idly bent on him that enters next, Thinking his prattle to be tedious, Even so, or with much more contempt, men's eyes Did scowl on gentle Richard.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Duke of York, in Richard II, act 5, sc. 2, l. 23-8.
Commenting on the disrespect shown to Richard by the people of London.
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